Food Sciences

duration: 8 semesters
240 ECTS (48 mandatory and 12 optative in UCS; )
data de acreditação: 28/06/2017
prazo de acreditação(anos): 6
Establishment/DGES Codes: /PA40

Introduction

Doctoral Program in Food Sciences is a program in association between the Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA and the University of Évora. It is in line with the growing relevance of the food sector, coupled with the challenges of climate change and the future prospects of sustainable global food needs. It is therefore necessary to develop knowledge and skills to enable professionals to anticipate global challenges in the food sector upstream and downstream and to improve the performance and competitiveness of their products through innovative, intelligent processes and promoters of sustainable development.

 The learning objectives are:

 (a) the development of critical thinking and advanced training to acquire a high level of competence in food sciences which enables them to critically cross-conceptualize concepts between disciplines;

 b) The acquisition of advanced knowledge in Food Sciences, as well as associated technologies, and the development of research topics within the participating institutions.

 c) Develop knowledge and create skills that enable professionals to anticipate global challenges in the food sector and improve the performance and competitiveness of their products through innovative, intelligent processes and promoters of sustainable development

Professional Careers

Teaching in Institutions of Higher Education, Scientific Research; Scientific Laboratories, Agrifood Industry and related.

Associate Director(s)

Cristina

Gestor Académico

Hugo Alexandre Velho Vilalva Sena

Completed Thesis

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