Escudo de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería
Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas

BSc. Degree in Food Engineering



The Food Engineering graduate will be a prepared professional for designing, planning and executing projects and processes in Industrial Food Production. The Food Engineering degree integrates scientific content of food technology with engineering that enables for the exercise of the regulated profession of Agricultural Technical Engineer in Agricultural and Food Industries. This degree answers to the professional demands of the agribusiness sector and other services companies in order to research, development and innovate industrial processes to produce novel, healthy and functional foods with minimum environmental impact.  

The graduate will be able to develop their professional activity to:

     - Food engineering: manufacture of oils and fats, baked goods, dairy and meat products, fruits and vegetables, wine and its derivatives, beer, energy drinks, sweeteners, spices, new and specialized foods, etc.
     - Engineering and Consultancy: Projects and enquiries into the food industries. Design, building, machine management, installations and process control.
     - Suppliers: Raw materials, machinery and facilities, microorganisms of industrial interest, packaged goods.
     - Others: Certification companies. Application entities and following of quality programs and environmental management. Research, development and innovation centers.

This degree has a duration of four years (240 ECTS), organized in semesters. Its design facilitates the student’s mobility and external traineeship in private companies or research groups. 

The curriculum of BSc Degree Food Engineering is being changed in the following sequence:

Courses taught every academic year
  Academic   Year
  2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
List of subjects and codes
Food Engineering  2010
3, 4 4  
List of subjects and codes
Food Engineering 2017
1, 2 1, 2, 3 1, 2, 3, 4









- Timetable (Spanish)
- Learning guide (Spanish)