From Field to Fork

The School of Food and Agriculture of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences offers a one semester (30 ECTS) programme “From Field to Fork” for international students.

The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

Contents of the studies

The programme offers students professional courses and projects within the field of Agriculture cover animal husbandry and health care, crop production and/or agrotechnology, as well as rural enterprise management. The projects within the field of Food and Hospitality focus on food service processes and food development. Study projects can also be chosen from the field of Food Processing and Biotechnology.

Basic Studies

(minimium 20 ECTS credits)

  • Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
  • Intercultural Communication, 3 ECTS
  • English, 3 ECTS
  • Study and Working Life Skills, 2 ECTS
  • Chemistry in Food Chain, 3 ECTS
  • Structure of food Chain, 5 ECTS
  • Marketing Planning and Implementation in Food Chain, 5 ECTS
  • Personnel Management and Superior Work in Food Chain, 5 ECTS

Professional Studies

(freely selected 10—15 ECTS credits)

Agriculture

  • Bioenergy / Multipurpose Forestry, 5 ECTS
  • Organic Production, 5 ECTS
  • Cultivation of Cereals, 6 ECTS

Food and Biotechnology

  • Food Development Project, 5 ECTS
  • Food Processes, 5 ECTS
  • Food Chemistry, 5 ECTS

Food and Hospitality

  • Food Production Project, 5 ECTS
  • Food Processes, 5 ECTS
  • Business Activities, 5 ECTS

Project Studies 5—30 ECTS

Practical Training 5—30ECTS

Free-elective Studies