MSc Food Economics and Marketing

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Course Description

Train in applied economics, policy, marketing and research methods in the context of food with our MSc Food Economics and Marketing master’s degree.

Focusing on how economic and marketing forces influence decisions of producers, processors, retailers, consumers and policy makers along food supply chains – at a domestic and international level – this programme will provide you with critical training in applied economics, marketing, and quantitative and qualitative research techniques.

Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. You will need an intermediate knowledge of microeconomics and quantitative methods. Strong applicants with little or no training in economics may be admitted provided you attend a pre-sessional economics course.

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Programme Funding

Masters scholarships available please visit website for details

Student Destinations

Our programmes are excellent preparation for careers in practice, research and policy in the areas of international and rural development, agricultural economics, and marketing within the food chain.

Engagement with a wide variety of visiting speakers and field trips provides many opportunities for networking. In addition, competitive internships, placements and research dissertations are opportunities to showcase your skills, undertake field research or link with organisations in the development sector. For examples of organisations our graduates go on to work for, please visit the GIIDAE website.

Module Details

Sample modules:

  • Advertising and Branding
  • Advanced Marketing
  • Consumer Behaviour and Food Marketing
  • Food Policy
  • Marketing Research Methods
  • Nudging and Behaviour Change
  • Research and Study Skills for Independent Learning

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