Place of Study: Russia, St. Petersburg
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 09 August 2021
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Food Science & Technology or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English*
Tuition Fee: 251,000 rubles per year for Russian students; 271,000 rubles per year for international students

Career Options

Multi-skilled nutritionists; fitness trainers with a background in sport nutrition; nutrition experts at various health facilities; food service workers; experts in valeology (health and wellness); sports tourism specialists; specialists in Olympic and professional sports, etc.

Program description

The FoodTech program offers multiple specializations, including Products for Active Aging and Sports Nutrition conducted entirely in English.

The specialization is based on modern principles of nutrition science and covers the issues of preserving, maintaining, and developing human body resources to adapt to the internal and external environmental conditions. Its main focus lies on the connection between nutrition and lifestyle – essential elements of high-quality modern life.

Students will learn

Content of the Program

1 Semester (28 ECTS):

Creative Technologies
OR High Tech Business Creation
OR Thinking (Conceptual Analysis of Trends in Science Today), 4 ECTS

Negotiations, Influence and Conflict Management
OR Emotional Intelligence
OR International Research Management Essentials, 4 ECTS

2 Semester (32 ECTS):

3 Semester (30 ECTS):

4 Semester (30 ECTS):

*The applicants are required to pass an entrance examination successfully.

List of entrance examination questions

How to apply?

To apply, please fill in the application form and follow our step-by-step application guide for more details.

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Program review

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