Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 252
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
Academic Information for mobility students
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: MANUEL, OLALLA HERRERA / olallaP0dCwww4E@ugr.es
Faculty of Pharmacy / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Health, not elsewhere classified (0919)
This degree qualifies graduates for professional practice in the areas of design, management and quality control processes and food products throughout the food chain, food security, food marketing, nutrition, and public health, as well as for professional practice related to training and innovation in food issues. Degree holders can work in one or more of the following professional profiles: management and quality control processes and products; development and innovation of processes and products; food processing; food safety management; legal, scientific, and technical consultation; strategic direction of food businesses; catering; nutrition and public health; marketing, communication and merchandising; teaching and research.
1. Physical, chemical, biochemical, biological, physiological, mathematical, and statistical premises necessary for the understanding and development of science and food technology.
2. Basic operations of industrial processes that ensure their control as well as the control of food products and their analysis in order to guarantee optimal conditions for human consumption.
3. Processes of food preservation.
4. Detailed rules for food hygiene in the design of industries and in food processes and products.
5. Protocols for environmental management and quality control in food industries.
6. Basic knowledge of economics, marketing, and business management in food industries.
7. Nutritional food and design guidelines to foster healthy consumption and eating.
8. Actions to promote food education, health systems, and food policies.
9. Evaluation of plans and strategies for the prevention of diseases triggered by food consumption.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos por la Universidad de Granada
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (138 ECTS)
Optional (36 ECTS)
Practicum (12 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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