Study programme of Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule
Whether as a daily source of energy or for enjoyment—our food is very valuable and an integral part of our everyday lives. This makes safe processes for processing raw materials into edible and nutritious food even more important. This is precisely what Food Process Engineering deals with as an important sub-field of Process Engineering. It also offers attractive and versatile career prospects in the future.
Tuition fees: 15,456 EUR (2,208 EUR/semesters)
Examination fees: 695 EUR
At Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule, you have the opportunity to extend your studies by 21 months free of charge.
The degree programmes are divided into modules. If the learning content of a module corresponds to your previous achievements, you can apply for credit for this module. This allows you to shorten your studies and reduce your tuition fees, because for every five ECTS credits you receive, one monthly instalment will be waived at the end of your successfully completed studies.
Einführung naturwissenschaftliche Ingenieurgrundlagen
Grundlagen der Informatik
Grundlagen der Betriebswirtschaft und rechtliche Grundlagen
Einführungsprojekt für Ingenieure
Einführung in die Elektrotechnik und Elektronik
Kommunikation und Management
Technische Thermodynamik und Fluidmechanik mit Labor
Logistik und Materialflusstechnik
Regelungstechnik mit Labor
Lebensmittelkunde mit Technikum
Mikrobiologie der Lebensmittel
Wärme- und Stofftransport
Lebensmittelspezifische Analytik mit Labor
Verpackungen und Verpackungsmaschinen
Wahlpflichtbereich I-III Wahlmodul 1
Wahlpflichtbereich I-III Wahlmodul 2
Simulation von lebensmittelverarbeitenden Prozessen mit Labor
Wahlpflichtbereich I-III Wahlmodul 3
Wahlpflichtbereich I-III Wahlmodul 4
Bachelorarbeit und Kolloquium
Wahlpflichtbereich I - Schwerpunkt Angewandte Verfahrenstechnik
Wahlpflichtbereich II - Schwerpunkt Produktion
Wahlpflichtbereich III - Schwerpunkt Nachhaltigkeit
Sprache, Interkulturelle Kompetenz
Wahlpflichtbereich IV - ohne Schwerpunkt
Why enrolling in this programme?
INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED DEGREE
This degree programme offers an interdisciplinary and academic education that is multi-accredited and globally recognised.
START AT ANY TIME
There are no fixed start or semester dates. You can start your studies at any time.
FREE TRIAL PERIOD
Test your distance learning programme free of charge and without obligation. If you are not satisfied, you can simply cancel your study contract within the first four weeks without incurring any tuition fees.
SUPPORT ALL AROUND
Personal contacts such as study advisors, professors, and tutors are available to answer all your questions throughout your studies.
Study materials are available in both printed and digital form, so you can study any time and anywhere. At the online campus you will find webinars, learning videos, selected specialist literature, software tools, digital flashcards as well as exercises and practice exams.
FLEXIBLE ORGANISATION OF YOUR STUDIES
With a mixture of self-study, voluntary, or less compulsory attendance events and individual communication with professors, tutors, and fellow students, you can organise your studies according to your wishes.
Accreditations & awards
The Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences has been state-recognised by the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art since 2008. This recognition gives you the assurance that all Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes correspond to the programmes offered by state universities in terms of the level of their learning content and objectives.
Institutional accreditation by the Science Council in 2016 for a period of five years.
Accreditation of the study programmes by the renowned accreditation agencies ACQUIN (Accreditation, Certification & Quality Assurance Institute) and ZEvA (Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover).
State approval of each Bachelor's, Master's and certificate study programme by the ZFU (State Central Office for Distance Learning).
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Degree: Bachelor of Engineering
Programme type: distance
ECTS points: 210
Start of studies: any time
Regular period of studies: 7 semesters
30/09/2023 (WS), 15/03/2023 (SS)
German language skills required
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With a degree in B.Eng. Lebensmittelverfahrenstechnik, you can work in the following positions:
– Unternehmen der Lebensmittelindustrie (z. B. Fleisch-, Milch-, Süß- oder Backwarenherstellung)
– Unternehmen der Getränkeindustrie
– Planungs-, Vertriebs-, Montage- und Servicefirmen von v
The “Aufstiegs-Stipendium” (Advancement Scholarship) supports employed persons in their first academic higher education programme. The prerequisite for this is that you have completed vocational training with a grade of at least 1.9 or have received a reasoned proposal from your employer and have at least two years of professional experience.
The “Weiterbildungs-Stipendium” (continuing education scholarship) supports young professionals in gaining further professional qualifications. The prerequisite for this is also vocational training completed with a minimum grade of 1.9. In addition, the degree programme must be your first degree programme, must be completed while you are still working, and must build on your training and professional activity. Another requirement is that you must work at least 15 hours per week.
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Last update of the profile: 05/2021