Introduction

The European Master's Degree in Food Science, Nutrition and Metabolism (E-MENU) is an official master's degree (Ref. MO2006-00958), which fulfills the requirements of Appendix I of RD 1393/2007, which regulates official university education; it has been positively evaluated by the VERIFICA program of the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). It is affiliated with the Food Science, Physiology and Health graduate program, which received the Ministry of Education's Citation of Excellence after achieving a score of 97 out of 100  on the comprehensive evaluation conducted by ANECA.

The master's degree is intended primarily for students with prior education in the sciences and health sciences: those who hold undergraduate degrees in Nutrition, Medicine, Biology, Food Sciences and Technology, Veterinary Medicine, Biochemistry and Chemistry, and other degrees declared equivalent. It originated from the European Union's Socrates Program (reference number 28843-IC-1-2003-1-NL), in collaboration with the following universities:

The master's degree receives support and impetus from the Tomás Pascual Sanz Chair of Nutrition. In addition, the following companies have been involved in the program for the current academic year:

  • Coca-Cola

  • General Mills

  • Laboratorios Cinfa

  • Ordesa

  • Ysonut

The  E-MENU Master's Degree addresses the need to train students who are capable of working effectively in the field of nutrition and its related disciplines. The importance of the relationship between food, nutrition and health means that professionals working in the field need continuing education and specific training. Thus, the E-MENU Master's Degree offers students the opportunity to select several subjects that cover different aspects of research (research pathway) or professional specialization (academic pathway), depending on the student's preference.

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THREE REASONS TO APPLY

  • Ranked no. 1 by El Mundo for graduate education in the field

  • More than 40% of students are international

  • 60% of Master's Thesis Projects are presented in English.