MSc PG Dip PG Cert Food Technology for Industy – Online

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc/PGDip/PGCert The full MSc studied part time must be completed within five years. Online.

Course Description

This online, flexible and distributed learning (FDL) MSc in Food Technology for Industry aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and new product development, with specific reference and application to their own practice. This applied programme is intended to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, as well as developing their knowledge, skills and competencies.

No attendance at the university is required for this programme, since it is delivered by electronic means only.

Entry Requirements

BSc in Food Science/Technology or relevant honours degree in science. Occasionally applicants with degrees in other disciplines may be considered if the can demonstrate substantial senior-level experience in within the food industry.

In addition, all candidates must normally be able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant setting. The applied nature of the programme and the emphasis on critical reflection requires candidates to have relevant experience on which they can focus and develop their studies.

All candidates must be working in a food and/or drink manufacturing environment to enable them to apply the practical elements of the assignments.

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Programme Funding

A range of bursaries, scholarships, loans and grants are available. Please visit website to find out more.

Student Destinations

The programme provides the potential for current and aspiring technical and NPD staff including QAs and technologists in the industry to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in in which they work. It is a vehicle for facilitating career progression within an existing company or in order to move to a higher employment position.

Module Details

Year 1 (PGCert)

  • Term 1: Global Food Quality Management Systems (20 credits)
  • Term 2: Global Food Safety (20 credits)
  • Term 1 & 2: Work Based Learning 1 (20 credits)

Year 2 (PGDip)

  • Term 1: Global Food Product Conformity (20 credits)
  • Term 2: Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Term 1 & 2: Work Based Learning 2 (20 credits)

Year 3 (MSc)

  • Research Project (60 credits)

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