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.