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Food Production Management
Master of Food Production Management
Master of Food Production Management

Master of Food Production Management

  • ID:UN440337
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree :2:2 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a natural or applied science discipline or in an engineering discipline such as chemical, agricultural or food engineering.For information on entry requirements from your country, choose it below.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each element) or
  • PTE 71 (with a minimum of 65 in each element) or
  • TOEFL (iBT) 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements) 

Course Information

This masters course is an exciting and challenging course, combining the food sciences with management skills. It equips science and engineering graduates for a career in food production or technical management in the food industry. You will acquire the knowledge associated with food processing and quality assurance. It also develops essential management techniques including supply chain planning and quality management.

Factory visits, case studies and guest speakers from industry will give you plenty of industry exposure throughout the year. Tackle the real-life industry problems in our problem-based learning module. The briefs from industry will be used for a new product development project. You will do the practical in our Food Processing Facility which hosts a wide range of commercial scale food production and testing equipment.

There is an opportunity to complete your research project in collaboration with the food industry. Projects can be factory, laboratory or literature based. Some of our students do it on an industry placement.

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Core modules

  • Postgraduate Research Project,60 credits
  • Factory Design and Operations for Food Production,,20 credits
  • Core Skills and Technologies of Food Manufacture,40 credits
  • Food Manufacturing Case Studies,10 credits
  • Quality Management and Quality Techniques for Industry,20 credits
  • Supply Chain Planning and Management

Optional modules

  • Managing Projects,10 credits
  • The Global Food Industry,10 credits
  • Food Flavour,10 credits
  • E-Business
  • Service Operations Management,10 credits
  • Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates work in a wide range of roles across the world. Here are some recent examples:

  • Quality Manager, Greencore, UK
  • Technical Manager, AB World Food Ltd
  • Senior Scientist, Mondelēz International
  • Senior Sensory Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Scientific Officer and Policy Advisor, DEFRA, UK
  • Scientist, Research and Development, Unilever, China

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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