BSc + MSc program in Food & Health

To address the strategic and operational issues linked to the health value of food.

Key information

Venue: Beauvais campus

  • Course length: 5 years
  • Program taught in French
  • Applications welcome from high school graduates up to Master’s level students
  • Available as a continuing education program
  • Course also available through an apprenticeship program
  • Tuition fees 2018 – 2019: €6,440 per year

The program

First Year

You will acquire the necessary scientific knowledge for understanding the interactions that occur between food and the human body as well as learn how businesses in this industry sector operate.

  • Teaching Unit – The cell in its environment (12 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Physico-chemistry of Living Organisms (12 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – The Engineer and Food and Health (6 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – The organism in its environment (12 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Analysis and Information Transfer (12 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – The Company and Food & Health (6 ECTS credits)
  • DuoDay
  • IES program
  • Professional immersion

Second year

You will acquire the necessary scientific knowledge for understanding the interactions that occur between food and the human body as well as learn how businesses in this industry sector operate.

  • Teaching Unit – The cell and organism in their environments (7 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Consumers and Society (5 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Physico-chemistry of Living Organisms (5 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Analysis and Information Transfer (7 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Exploring cells and organisms in their environments (7 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Measuring (6 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Modeling (6 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Analyzing Systems (5 ECTS credits)
  • Teaching Unit – Communicating (6 ECTS credits)
  • IES program

Are you joining the UniLaSalle Engineering program in Food and Health in the third year?

UniLaSalle has introduced a refresher course especially for you.

Teaching Unit – Analysis and Information Transfer (2 ECTS credits)

  • Descriptive Statistics
  • SQL and Access

Teaching Unit – Languages (2 ECTS credits)

  • English

Teaching Unit – The cell and organism in their environments (4 ECTS credits)

  • Physiology of Digestion and Absorption
  • Introduction to Food and Health
  • Communication and Intracellular Signaling
  • Physiology of Development and Aging
  • Immunology
  • The Bases of Human Nutrition
  • Gene Expression and Recombinant DNA Technologies

Teaching Unit – Food Sciences (4 ECTS credits)

  • Industrial Food Biochemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Tours of companies

Teaching Unit – Language, Humanities and Social Sciences (4 ECTS credits)

  • Introduction to Law
  • Labor Law
  • Career Plan
  • English – TOEIC exam preparation
  • Experience Abroad (work in a foreign language)

Teaching Unit – Analysis and Information Transfer (10 ECTS credits)

  • Linear Programming
  • Linear Model
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Sampling Methods
  • Multidimensional Data Analysis
  • Survey Methodology
  • Teaching Unit – Knowledge and Operation of Companies (9 ECTS credits)

Teaching Unit – Knowledge and Operation of Companies (9 ECTS credits)

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Introduction to Business Strategy
  • Human Resources Management
  • IT Applications
  • Food Services
  • Management and Business Simulation Games
  • The Company and Three Pillars of Sustainable Development

Teaching Unit – Drugs and Xenobiotics in the Body (6 ECTS credits)

  • General Pharmacotoxicology
  • Applied Pharmacology
  • Applied Toxicology

Teaching Unit – Pre-orientation: Formulation, Ingredients, Food Quality (7 ECTS credits)

  • Heat Transfer
  • Food Products: Interactions, Procedures and Quality
  • Overview of Standards
  • Quality: QHSE Management System
  • Recovery Options for Agricultural Raw Materials
  • Tour of Company

Teaching Unit – Pre-orientation: Marketing, Communication & Sales (5 ECTS credits)

  • Business Economics: Sector-based Approach to Food Industry & Health
  • Marketing Project

Teaching Unit – Pre-orientation: Prevention, Food and Health Benefits (7 ECTS credits)

  • Specific Food Requirements and Nutritional Adaptation
  • Methodologies in Genetics and Nutritional Genomics
  • Nutrition-based Pathologies in Humans
  • Eating Habits in Humans – Neurohormonal regulation
  • Practical Experience in Nutrigenetics

Teaching Unit – Internship abroad (8 ECTS credits)

The internship abroad, which takes place at the end of the second year, will result in two reports:

  • a technical report
  • an intercultural report in English

We will help you become a dedicated and responsible expert in one of the academic specializations we offer. Your final year internship will open the door to your first job.

  • Formulation, Ingredients, Food Quality
  • Prevention, Diet and Health Benefits
  • Marketing, Communication & Sales
  • Industrial Organization in the Food Industry (specialization from the Engineering program in Agronomy and Agro-Industry open to students on the Engineering program in Food and Health)

What does it involve?

The Master’s in Business Administration (MAE) runs from semester 2 of the fourth year until semester 1 of the fifth year of the Engineering program in Food and Health or Agronomy and Agro-Industry.

Thanks to a framework agreement signed with UPJV (University of Picardy Jules Verne), you can add a Master’s in Business Administration (MAE) to your Engineering program in Food and Health.

The course, which focuses on subjects linked to company management, is run on Saturdays by professors and guest professors from the IAE (Institute of Business Administration) in Amiens and provides training in leadership.

An additional fee will be required to cover course registration and logistics costs.

Entry requirements

Students and apprentices registered on the Marketing, Communication & Sales specialization program

The advantages of this dual degree:

  • You add to skills acquired in company management and leadership and gain entry to other business sectors,
  • You benefit from the expertise of IAE professors,
  • You are awarded a degree from the IAE in Amiens,
  • The pass rate is 90% to 100%.

We will help you become a dedicated and responsible expert in one of the academic specializations we offer. Your final year internship will open the door to your first job.

  • Formulation, Ingredients, Food Quality
  • Prevention, Diet and Health Benefits
  • Marketing, Communication & Sales
  • Industrial Organization in the Food Industry (specialization from the Engineering program in Agronomy and Agro-Industry open to students on the Engineering program in Food and Health)
  • Entrepreneurship

Six-month internship resulting in a written final year dissertation and oral defense.

The final year internship provides an early opportunity to gain experience in a professional environment in which students will be asked to address a particular problem presented by their host organization.

The internship provides an opportunity for professional exposure and increasing personal and professional development, validating skills and facilitating entry into the profession. Students are able to validate certain theories learned in an academic context, apply them in a practical context and also recognize their scope and their limitations. It also gives students the chance to develop their management skills, their ability to assimilate information, and enhance their communication and teamwork skills, while working on actual projects.

What does it involve?

The Master’s in Business Administration (MAE) runs from semester 2 of the fourth year until semester 1 of the fifth year of the Engineering program in Food and Health or Agronomy and Agro-Industry.

Thanks to a framework agreement signed with UPJV (University of Picardy Jules Verne), you can add a Master’s in Business Administration (MAE) to your Engineering program in Food and Health.

The course, which focuses on subjects linked to company management, is run on Saturdays by professors and guest professors from the IAE (Institute of Business Administration) in Amiens and provides training in leadership.

An additional fee will be required to cover course registration and logistics costs.

Entry requirements

Students and apprentices registered on the Marketing, Communication & Sales specialization program

The advantages of this dual degree:

  • You add to skills acquired in company management and leadership and gain entry to other business sectors,
  • You benefit from the expertise of IAE professors,
  • You are awarded a degree from the IAE in Amiens,
  • The pass rate is 90% to 100%.

How to apply ?

Entry requirements

Number of places available: 80 places

  • You have a French baccalauréat (streams S, STAV or STL)
  • You are in the first year of higher education but have not passed the year
  • You have passed a refresher course in science

 

Entry requirements

  • You have passed the first year of: scientific preparatory classes (biology, chemistry, physics and earth sciences), a degree in biology, a university technology diploma (DUT) in biological engineering, a higher technical certificate (BTS), a vocational degree or a Master’s.
  • You hold a diploma (higher technical certificate, university technology diploma, degree) or passed the engineering school written tests after your scientific preparatory classes.
  • You passed your first year of medical school but failed to secure a place in the second year due to limited numbers

Career opportunities

Research & Development

  • Researcher in Human Nutrition
  • R&D Engineer in charge of developing healthy food
  • Head of Research in Nutritherapy

Quality, health, safety and the environment

  • QHSE Engineer
  • Regulation engineer

Marketing & Communications

  • Head of Nutritional Communications
  • Health Market Manager

Contact

Elodie BAZANTAY
In charge of orientation and admission (Beauvais Campus)
+33 3 44 06 76 02
Régine BREEMEERSCH
In charge of orientation and admission (Beauvais Campus)
+33 3 44 06 93 46