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By adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this master's degree aims to enable participants to intervene in processing, distribution and consumption activities; leading actions aimed at changing attitudes and behaviours with a view to healthy food consumption practices; and participate in the processes of creation, development and implementation of new products. Did you know that our food choices have an impact on the planet's sustainability? Find out more on this degree, which is supported by FAO Portugal and the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP).


Ana Pinto de Moura


Fernando José Pires Caetano

Candidates are required to meet one of the following pre-requisites:

  • a graduation or any other legally equivalent certificate;
  • a BA obtained in a foreign university as long as the program is organized in accordance with the principles of Bologna and the country has agreed to that process;
  • a foreign academic degree approved, by the Scientific Council, as being in accordance with the graduation degree aims;
  • an academic curriculum, scientific, artistic or professional, that the Scientific Council has approved stating the capacity of the candidate to follow this study cycle.

Course accredited by A3ES with DGES registration: R/A-Ef 1109/2011/AL01

Mixed teaching (elearning with face-to-face moments).

This master's degree is recognized for progression in the teaching career of groups 230 and 520 of the 2nd cycle of basic education, and the 3rd cycle of basic education and secondary education (in accordance with article 54 of the ECD).

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is one of the United Nations agencies

Curricular estructure:

The MSc of Food Science and Consumption is divided into years. During the first year (2 semesters, corresponding 60 ECTS) the student will attend several courses. The second year (corresponding 60 ECTS) is reserved for the preparation of an individual research project (dissertation) ending with a final oral discussion.