Food: Product and Process Design

Master Thesis and Exam

Master Thesis, 25.00 ECTS


Course content

Topic selection with company, preparation during theoretical periods and weekend courses at the university, realization in the company.
Available infrastructure at the university can be used to create additional value for the work and company.
Writing of master thesis, presentation and defense in the course of the final exam that also includes questions concerning the interconnection of the thesis with key modules of the degree program.

Learning outcomes

Participants define, plan and complete a specific transdisciplinary task from their company that integrates the key modules of the degree programme (product and process development, quality and legal compliance management).
Participants are able to apply scientific methods, profit from cooperation with external experts and research organisations and to document their work in a thesis they also defend during the final exam.
Participants reflect on their personal development during their studies and project these finding onto their career plans.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: according to selected topic
Journals: according to selected topic

Mode of delivery

Master Thesis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses and professional practice of the program

Assessment methods and criteria

Master Thesis and Exam