Bio, Food and Process Technology
At a glance
Programme titleBio, Food and Process Technology
Starts inwinter semester
DegreeBachelor of Science
Language of instructionGerman
5 good reasons
Professionals in this field are highly sought after – and will be for a long time coming
Choose between two exciting majors
Study in our state-of-the-art labs
Become a part of research projects
Study what is relevant for your future job
It's a match if
You like natural sciences
You want to know how technical processes work
You’re not scared of maths
You want to make our society more sustainable
You don’t just want to study books
What it’s about
What do the production of vaccines, yogurt cultures and wastewater treatment have in common? They probably wouldn’t exist without engineers from bio and food technology and process engineering! During your studies you will work on topics such as these in our labs: You’ll make beer from water from the Baltic Sea, produce healthy foods, produce energy from organic waste and count fluorescent algae under a microscope – in short: You’ll help to shape a sustainable future.
Course structure & majors
In the first two semesters of your studies you will work on a solid basis:
- You’ll perform your first experiments in our labs
- you’ll get to know important industry sectors and
- you’ll acquire important knowledge in maths, engineering and natural sciences, which you will apply in the following semesters.
In the third semester of your studies you’ll decide for one of two majors:
- Bio and Food Technology or
- Process Engineering
Both majors include technical modules as well as modules on legal basics, computer science and business administration. This sway, you’ll be perfectly prepared for your future career.
In the seventh, and last, semester of your studies, you’ll complete an internship in industry and, finally, write your bachelor's thesis.
You want to continue your studies?
If you want to study further, FUAS has two master’s degree programmes that may interest you: our master’s in Applied Bio and Food Sciences and our master’s in Systems Engineering.
You want to work?
Your degree is the perfect qualification for jobs in a wide range of sectors:
- Food industry
- Chemical industry
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Environmental sectors and recycling
There are numerous jobs and tasks you can work on in these industries. They include:
- Product development
- Quality management and assurance
- Production and optimising
- System engineering
- Technical support
Our graduates work in a broad variety of jobs – and they find them quickly, too: More than 70% of them found a job within three months after graduating. Most of them got to know their employers during their studies – they completed their internship or their bachelor’s thesis with them for example.
How do I apply?
If you like what you read and think that this programme matches your interests and strengths, i.e. if this sounds like just the right degree programme for you, all you need to do now is apply.
If you acquired your university entrance qualification outside Germany, you will need to apply via uni-assist - here is how. If you have a German university entrance qualification, please apply via our online application tool.