Admission procedures

Admission to the Master of Science in Food Safety and Food Risk Management requires that one holds a Bachelor of

Science (BS) degree in Agricultural and Forestry Sciences and Technology (L-25 in Italy), Agri-Food Science and

Technology (L-26 in Italy) or Zootechnical Sciences and Sciences of Animal Production (L-38 in Italy), or

equivalent University Degree. Below you will find information on the admission procedures.  Other students may be

admitted, depending on their curriculum, but with a warning to their background gaps, and instructions on how to

fill them.

STUDENTS HOLDING AN ITALIAN DEGREE

Curriculum Requirements (Requisiti curriculari):
– Applications from candidates holding a first level Italian degree certificate (Diploma di Laurea) in the Class of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences and Technology (L-25 in Italy), Agri-Food Science and Technology (L-26 in Italy) or Zootechnical Sciences and Sciences of Animal Production(L-38 in Italy) are accepted. The Student Registry Office verifies the validity of the degree certificate presented by the applicant.
– Applications from candidates holding first level degrees (Diploma di Laurea) in classes other than those reported above are also welcome, on the base of their curriculum. The detailed requirements are specified in the Educational Regulation (Regolamento Didattico).
Personal Preparation Requirements (Requisiti di preparazione personale):
– Personal preparation is considered adequate if applicants hold a degree certificate as specified above with a mark equal or higher than 88/110 or equivalent. Applicants holding a degree certificate as specified above but with a mark below 88/110 or equivalent will be individually assessed by the Admission Committee.

STUDENTS HOLDING A FOREIGN BS

Students holding a foreign first-level University degree, such as a BS, must first submit the following documents in pdf format to the Admission Committee to assess their qualification:
• Full University study record or transcript, including complete list of passed exams, their load in terms of lecture hours or credit units (with relevant definition), the achieved grades, and the final grade point average (GPA)
• Final BS Diploma or equivalent University Diploma (students who have not yet received their first-level university degree, but who expect to graduate before the application deadline set by the Italian Embassy, must specify their complete study programme and expected graduation date)
• English language proficiency certification, required unless official evidence is submitted that the BS had English as the official medium of instruction
• Curriculum Vitae
• Passport (page with photo and identification data)
• Other documents considered useful to establish the qualification of the applicant