What is the scope of Food Science?MS in Food Science or Food Safety in Canada?

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Saumya Chadha

Saumya Chadha

MentR-Me Team

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I suppose it is well worth doing a master's in food science/ meals technique engineering abroad. I have been currently making ready to follow to overseas universities as I'm completing my degree in May/June 2021. My top priority is Canada, 2nd in Germany/ New Zealand.

You can't preserve in Germany without understanding their language; I tried getting to know however failed to do so. Then I dropped the option of Germany; it just didn't work out for me. I selected Canada because it has better PR options, applicable training charges and, after graduation, precise pay for meals engineers/quality technicians.

There are two kinds of degrees for food science in Canada. Research-based/Course based. In a lookup-based degree, you have to write a thesis, and the period would be two years. In course-based, generally, it has a research task, and the duration would be a year or a yr and a half. This kind of degree would be given as M.Sc(Food Science).

Some other alternatives have also completed their Bachelors in Engineering (Food Science and Technology/Food Process Engineering). In addition, there are masters in Biological Engineering and Biosystems Engineering in Canada where you can select specialized publications, decide on frequent engineering publications, and meal engineering courses. Some are research-based totally, and some are course based.

The food enterprise is thriving because of the simple fact – Food is one of the few things in life we cannot live without. But, it has become fundamental in the altering time with food shortages, lack of rainfall, soil depletion and world warming. So what are the meals scientists working on? Known to be the wizards of the meals industry, these specialists are engaged to decorate the provision of meals and to enlarge the well-being of the developing population. These are continuously searching for distinctive methods to guarantee product quality. 


  • Cornell University
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • McGill University
  • Teesside University
  • California State University, Los Angeles

Jobs immediately related to your diploma include:

  • Food technologist
  • Naturopath
  • Nutritional therapist
  • Product/process improvement scientist
  • Quality supervisor or Food inspector
  • Regulatory affairs officer
  • Scientific laboratory technician
  • Technical brewer

Jobs the place your diploma would be beneficial include:

  • Chef
  • Production manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Research scientist (life sciences)
  • Toxicologist

Hence, food Technology graduates are surprisingly sought after by employers in Canada. With more than 290,000 employers, the Food industry is the third greatest corporation in Canada. Moreover, the average annual income of a food technologist in Canada is pretty true, which levels between 30,700 CAD that can also go upto 90,300 CAD.


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