Master's degree


The master's degree programme in Processing systems and quality control of agri-food products is designed to provide skills and competencies for a professional and research career in the field of Food Engineering (based on accredited undergraduate study programmes: Food Engineering and Food Control and Expertise).

Mission and objectives: The master's degree programme Processing systems and quality control of agri-food products is the connecting level, within the study path Bachelor - Master - Doctorate, between the undergraduate study programmes that train students as practitioners, and the doctoral school profile, where PhD students are trained in innovation. In this context, the general objective of the master's degree programme is the training and development of the master's students’ ability to acquire knowledge, but also critical thinking to act effectively in the field of modern technologies for processing and control of agri-food products; the programme also aims at providing training by deepening skills, both for production activities at the highest level and for research excellence in a top activity.

The duration of the study is 2 years (4 semesters); the first semester having a common structure, all elective routes going through the same in-depth disciplines. Starting with the second semester, students can opt for one of the two elective courses entitled: Advanced agri-food processing systems and Agri-food quality control.

Professional skills acquired:

    - Identification, description and appropriate use of notions specific to food science and food safety;
    - Advanced design of technologies, equipment and technical systems using processes, flows, principles, methods and tools specific to engineering;
    - Solving the problems specific to the activities of conservation, processing and control of products of plant and animal origin;
    - Planning, management, analysis and design of food technologies from raw materials to finished product;
    - Food quality assessment in accordance with European Union standards and procedures.

Possible occupations for graduates:

  • - Research engineer in the technology of agricultural products processing;
  • - Quality specialist.
  • Possibilities for further development:
  • - Occupying a position in education by continuing studies within the doctoral school;
  • - Occupying a research position in specialized institutes in the country.

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    This study programme falls within the master's degree field of Mechanical Engineering. The duration of studies is 2 years (120 ECTS credits). Students acquire skills in the design and development of equipment and technologies for processing and control of agricultural and food products, in assessing the impact of bioprocesses on the environment, in the application of regulations and policies in the field of agriculture and food. Completion of this study programme enables graduates to apply advanced methods in the design, construction and operation of machinery and facilities for agriculture and the food industry and to access national and international programmes and entities involved in financing agricultural and rural development.

    Perspectives after graduation: Engineers with the possibility of employment in small and medium farms, in agri-food enterprises, in control and food expertise units, in audit and accreditation units of engineering and management specific to agriculture and food industry, in institutions with attributions in agriculture and environment (Agricultural directorates, consultancy offices).


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    This study programme falls within the master's field of Engineering and management in agriculture and rural development. The duration of studies is 2 years (120 ECTS credits). Students acquire skills to systematically analyze problems related to the hospitality and tourism industry, to identify and apply research methods in the field of management, technologies and specific equipment, to design and promote tourism products and services, to implement strategies in the field of hospitality and tourism. The study programme includes two elective specialization routes: Business development in the hospitality industry and Development of tourist destinations and products. Completion of this study programme enables graduates to approach several professions in the field of engineering and management.

    Perspectives after graduation: professional career in production, education, research, in local or central administration.

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