Reasons to Choose

The Degree in Food Science and Technology is taught at the UCAM both blended and classroom-based learning. We are the only Spanish university in which this Degree is taught in a blended-learning mode; practical lessons, seminars and tutorial support sessions are organized on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings so that students can combine work and academic activity.

The UCAM has chemistry and microbiology laboratories and our students will also be able to do internships in the pilot plant of the National Technology Center for Canning and Food Products (Molina de Segura). In addition, we have collaboration agreements with a wide range of national food companies and research centres on food in which our students can develop their internships. It is also important to emphasize the mobility programs in Europe and the rest of the world in which our students can participate.


Career Opportunities

The Degree in Food Science and Technology offers a wide range of career opportunities, particularly regarding the management, consultancy, organization and research in food industries, which are so important in our Region. In addition, the graduates in Food Science and Technology will be able to work on other fields such as teaching and research in both public and private centres.

Once you have completed your studies you will be prepared to work on the following fields:

  • Quality management and control
  • Development and innovation of new products and processes
  • Food safety control
  • Food marketing and communication
  • Food processing
  • Community Nutrition and Public Health
  • Contract catering
  • Legal, scientific and technical advisory
  • Teaching and research