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Food Production Management
Postgraduate Diploma of Food Production Management
Postgraduate Diploma of Food Production Management

Postgraduate Diploma of Food Production Management

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  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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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 course is divided into three parts:

  • 120 credits of taught modules in the autumn and spring semesters
  • 60 credits research project in the summer

For a masters, a total of 180 credits is required. A diploma is awarded if you choose to take only the taught element worth 120 credits.

In the autumn semester and spring semester, you will normally study 60 credits of food sciences modules and 60 credits of management modules. However, there are some optional modules to take into account your background and interests.

The research project involves collaboration with the food industry, either at the University or working within a company. The project will provide an insight into the scientific principles of food production processes or the application of modern management techniques to food manufacture.

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Core modules

  • Quality Management and Quality Techniques for Industry,,20 credits
  • Factory Design and Operations for Food Production,20 credits
  • Core Skills and Technologies of Food Manufacture40 credits
  • Food Manufacturing Case Studies,,10 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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