Dairy and Packaging Industry (MMV)

Do you have the whole company in mind?

In the Master's degree course in Dairy and Packaging Industry, you will be prepared for future tasks as a manager in the food and packaging industry. In an application-oriented manner, you will acquire the skills and abilities necessary for these tasks from the specialist areas of economics, technology, quality assurance and packaging technology on a scientific basis. You will work on case studies in an interdisciplinary manner and in a team. With this degree course, you will acquire the scientific qualifications for a subsequent doctorate.


Brief overview

  • Degree

    Master of Engineering (MEng)

  • Application Process By
    das Bewerbungsportal der Hochschule Hannover
  • Start of studies

    Summer semester

  • Subject group
    Technik, Betriebswirtschaft, MINT
  • Form of study


  • Requirements
    Bachelorabschluss in Lebensmittel- oder Verpackungstechnologie
  • Admissions procedure

    nationwide limited-access

  • Field of interest
    Business, Food, Engineering sciences, Technology
  • Pre-study internship

    Bachelorabschluss in Lebensmittel- oder Verpackungstechnologie

And what do you do with it?

The degree course prepares you for the following jobs in middle and managerial positions:

Food industry, focus on dairy industry:

o Production

o Laboratory

o Controlling

o Sales

o Research and development field

Packaging industry (packaging machine construction, packaging materials industry: Interface to food industry)

o Project planning

o Controlling

o Sales

o Research and development field

Authorities, associations: Activities with specific expertise

Supplier industry

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Objectives and contents

The aim of the Master's degree course is to prepare students for management tasks in the functional areas of a company and to provide them with in-depth skills in the areas of special process engineering, the future structuring of a laboratory, modern food analysis and the management of a company. In addition, students are taught the necessary knowledge, skills and methods in such a way that they can methodically and independently develop further knowledge at any time on a scientific basis and use it in an application-oriented manner.Graduates can relate results and facts to each other and structure them in such a way that connections can be recognised.

Projects integrated into the degree course and the Master's thesis aim to promote interdisciplinary thinking and social competence. The degree course enables students to independently expand already acquired knowledge and to put it into practice in a problem-oriented manner.


Course progression

The degree course initially comprises two semesters of lectures at the university.In seminars, lectures and projects, you apply theoretical expertise to examples from business practice.The third semester is available for the Master's thesis in combination with a practical phase (in a national or international environment).