Bachelor'S Degree in Food Science and Technology

University center Facultad de Farmacia
Credit framework
  • Total credits: 240
  • Optional credits: 30

First academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Biology Core course 6
Economics and Business Management Core course 6
Principles of Chemistry Core course 6
Organic Chemistry Core course 6
Mathematical and Operational Techniques Core course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Structural Biochemistry Core course 6
Statistics Core course 6
Cellular and Human Physiology Core course 6
Fundamentals of Food Engineering Compulsory course 6
Applied Physics and Physiochemistry Core course 6

Second academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Food Science Compulsory course 6
Microbiology Core course 6
Basic Operations in the Food Industry Compulsory course 6
Food Chemistry and Biochemistry Compulsory course 6
Analytical Techniques Compulsory course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Further Food Science Compulsory course 6
Food Analysis Compulsory course 6
Food Microbiology Compulsory course 6
Food Parasitology Compulsory course 6
Raw Materials Production Compulsory course 6

Third academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Food Biotechnology Compulsory course 6
Quality Assessment of Agri-Food Analysis Laboratories Elective course 6
Nutrition Compulsory course 6
Key Physiochemical Processes in Foodstuffs Elective course 6
Agricultural Chemistry Compulsory course 6
Reactions and Inorganic Compounds in Food Technology Elective course 6
Food Technology 1 Compulsory course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Molecular Biology Applied to Diet Elective course 6
Food Parasitology Compulsory course 6
Physiology and Physiopathology of Nutrition Elective course 6
Postharvest Physiology and Technology Elective course 6
Chemistry of Drugs and Organic Food Markers. Traceability Elective course 6
Food Technology 2 Compulsory course 6
Food Microbiology Compulsory course 6

Fourth academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Industrial Bioprocesses Elective course 6
Animal-Derived Food Industries Elective course 6
Food Legislation and Deontology Compulsory course 6
Scientific Methodology Elective course 6
Transgenic Plants and Diet Elective course 6
Food Plants Elective course 6
Food Processing Plants Compulsory course 6
Work Placement Compulsory course 12
Public Health Compulsory course 6
Technology of Alcoholic Drinks Elective course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Food Management and Quality Compulsory course 6
Food Hygiene and Safety Compulsory course 6
Work Placement Compulsory course 12
Undergraduate Dissertation Compulsory course 6