MSc graduates in Sustainable Food Systems have excellent job prospects.

The SusFoods universities all have strong relations with companies and professionals in the food sector, and the curriculum is developed on the basis of advice from these industry partners.


Results from a survey among leading companies in the food industry indicate clearly that sustainability is an important aspect for companies and that there is a high demand for employees able to understand the topic of sustainability in the food chain and how to implement it.

Visit our online observatory: job market trends in the food sector and Job links 

Significant career opportunities

Graduates of this programme have a strong basis within sustainable food production combined with an individual and international profile.

This creates very flexible career opportunities both nationally and internationally.

They will be strong candidates for management positions in SME’s in the food industry. Typical job opportunities will be project manager or managing positions within the fields of:Sustainable-food-systems

- Supply chain
- Quality and safety
- Production and processes
- Sustainable development
- Food system innovation

The objectives of the Master’s thesis are as follow:
- Independent realisation of a research project on a topic related to sustainability in food supply chains, with relevance to international research
- Ability to apply the theories, concepts and methods acquired during the study programme, to document the application and reflexion of research methods, as well as to generate own theses and reflect them within the international research context.
- Ability to present and explain the planning and progress of the thesis and the methodological background
- Ability to present and defense of the thesis in the colloquium