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Food sciences uses chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and biochemistry to help produce lasting, nutritious, and easily accessible food. Studying food sciences may help achieve a greater understanding of the development of food systems and how to create sustainable food resources for future generations.

Top Master of Science Programs in Food Sciences in United Kingdom 2019

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Centre for Alternative Technology

A flexible Masters degree designed to develop a rigorous understanding of transformational responses to the pervasive effects that economic structures and environmental c ... [+]

Masters in the Sustainability of Food and Natural Resources

This MSc will run, subject to validation of Liverpool John Moores University

Taught at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), which pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, this is the first MSc course to properly integrate the social, political, economic and practical aspects of sustainable food and natural resources production. This Masters degree tackles these themes through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on practical work. Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most innovative environmental buildings in the UK, or via a mixture of the two.... [-]

United Kingdom Machynlleth
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Online
Royal Agricultural University

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply t ... [+]

The principal aim of the course is to enable you to gain the specialised knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes necessary to contribute effectively and ethically to strategic decision making, opinion forming and operational management for the sustainable development of agricultural and food supply systems.

Who is the course for? Anyone who is concerned that our food production systems will not be fit for purpose by the middle of this century! This is the ideal course for those looking for a career in production, policy, and sustainable development focusing on food or resource consumption in agriculture. You should have a degree in a related subject or an interest in a career in one of the key themes. This course attracts students from a wide age group and a wide range of backgrounds and is particularly appropriate for more mature students who are re-directing their careers. The following themes will be developed: Human exploitation of the Earth's resources for food production and the global and local implications of human development.... [-]

United Kingdom Cirencester
February 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Royal Agricultural University

This MSc embraces the implications of food safety and quality management against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised ... [+]

This MSc embraces the implications of food safety and quality management against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised food industry.

The course aims to provide graduates with the necessary training, education, and industry experience to progress their career and become food safety and quality management, professionals. It addresses supply chain food safety and quality management in the wider context of food security.

Context

Recent incidents of major food safety breakdowns, in both developed and developing nations, have had a huge impact on people’s livelihoods, their business viability, and the wider food supply. As a result of consumer protection legislation, those at the consumer end of food supply are increasingly sensitised to their liabilities and have developed sophisticated systems of risk assessment, management and communication.... [-]

United Kingdom Cirencester
February 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Greenwich

The MSc programme in Food Innovation has been designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of key steps in the development and launch of new ingredients ... [+]

This programme has been designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of key steps in the development and launch of new ingredients and products to contribute to healthy living and lifestyles. It is based on the strengths and expertise of staff working in the Faculty of Engineering and Science, e.g. human nutrition and public health; food chemistry and biochemistry, functional foods, marketing and economics; new product and process development; food packaging; food safety and quality management; food legislation; applied food microbiology, creative thinking, sustainability and entrepreneurship.

This programme is aimed at: graduates who want to develop a career path in the food industry in the area of product development, for students who have not followed an undergraduate programme in food science or technology, and for professionals working in the food industry who want to participate in the programme, either in a part-time mode or by following a continuing professional development (CPD) model. Students with backgrounds in Biology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Biotechnology and Hospitality are encouraged to join the programme.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Greenwich

This programme, provided by the Natural Resources Institute of the University of Greenwich, has been designed to provide graduates with an insight into measures that are ... [+]

MSc Applied Food Safety and Quality Management

This programme provides graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally. A wide spectrum of food safety and quality management issues are addressed following the farm to fork approach.

Topics covered include good governance and national control systems; food inspection and testing services; legislation and private standards; and management of food safety and quality within the supply chain as well as in hotels and restaurants.

Students also acquire a knowledge of the design and management of safety and quality management systems based upon risk analysis, e.g. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), ISO 9001:2008 designed to meet the requirements of national and international legislation and private standards. Students sit the Royal Society for Public Health Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing and are also given the membership of the Institute of Food Science and Technology.... [-]

United Kingdom Rochester London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and ap ... [+]

Course Overview

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.

Course Content

This programme is offered on a part-time, distributed, flexible learning basis only. To obtain the MSc Food Technology for Industry, students must successfully complete modules to the value of 180 credits. This must include all core modules, including the research project component.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Part-time
5 years
Online
Cardiff Metropolitan University

​The programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in a range of sectors. ... [+]

Course Overview

The food industry in the United Kingdom has developed a world-renown reputation for the production of exceptional quality, safe, wholesome products. To maintain this position in the global market, it is vital that the workforce is equally competent and highly skilled.

The Masters of Food Science and Technology at Cardiff Met has been designed to provide you with professional training combining comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within the fields of food science and food technology.

It is ideal for students and professionals seeking to expand their career prospects into a wide range of food manufacturing, commercial, government or research roles in the broad field of food science and food technology.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
London South Bank University

Accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology. This postgraduate course is for those working, or intending, to work in the food industry and who wish to spec ... [+]

The MSc/PgDip programme in Food Safety and Control addresses the key issues of food control, from both the food producers and food law enforcement points of view, recognizing the equally important needs of distributors, retailers and of course, consumers.

The course covers the knowledge and skills required for the successful introduction and implementation of systems of control, such as those based on the accepted principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), and other international quality management standards.

The responsibility of assuring the safety of food lies primarily with government and the industry. In today's food industry, all aspects of the production, storage, and distribution of food must be effectively controlled, not only to assure safety and wholesomeness, but also to ensure efficient and consistent manufacture at the lowest possible cost. Consumers are demanding a greater assurance of safety as well as more information on which to base their choices. Students are expected to take on demanding roles in a wide range of food control activities in both the private and public sectors upon graduation while gaining an internationally recognized qualification.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 31 months
Campus
University of Stirling

This Masters in Aquatic Food Security brings a unique perspective to the expertise that already exists in Stirling on global seafood production. It's the only Master's co ... [+]

Overview

This Masters in Aquatic Food Security brings a unique perspective to the expertise that already exists in Stirling on global seafood production. It's the only Master's course in the UK that focuses on how seafood can contribute to global food security.

Food security is a complex issue of global significance and understanding the role and contribution of seafood within food security is an emerging research area. Seafood products are provided by both aquaculture and capture fisheries and are one of the most highly traded food products globally. Including seafood in people's daily diet provides an affordable source of macro and micronutrients required for optimal human health and development.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Food security is concerned with the availability, access, and utilization of safe, nutritious and sustainable food to all, especially vulnerable groups within society. ... [+]

Programme description

Food security is concerned with the availability, access, and utilization of safe, nutritious and sustainable food to all, especially vulnerable groups within society. The challenges related to food are not only the existence of approximately 795 million undernourished people in the world (Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)) but also the increasing presence of diet-related non-communicable diseases (e.g. diabetes and heart disease); the contribution of agriculture to greenhouse gas emissions and land use change. Understanding the interconnection of food, health, and the environment, as well as their trade-offs is vital to formulate policies that enable us to achieve food security in a sustainable manner.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc i ... [+]

Programme description

Foodborne diseases are a growing public health concern worldwide. The contamination of food with microorganisms or chemicals may occur at any stage in the process from food production to consumption (“farm to fork”) and as a result of environmental contamination, including pollution of water, soil or air. The global burden of foodborne diseases worldwide is very high affecting every year around 600 million people with 420,000 deaths. Therefore, the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlighted the importance of producing safe food that saves human lives, saves resources and has a positive impact on the economy of every country.

This is an online learning programme aimed at students with relevant agricultural and food-related background keen to acquire in-depth knowledge of food safety. The MSc is specifically designed to provide a truly holistic food safety approach to the food chain that incorporates to the pre and post-harvest stages of food production, crop safety, animal welfare and economics of the supply chain.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

This course is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and ability to become a professional food process engineer. ... [+]

This master’s course in Food Process Engineering will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge needed in the food industry, which, combined with relevant industrial training and experience, can help you on the path towards becoming a chartered engineer.

Your training will give you a detailed understanding of food process engineering theory, methods and practice, and is delivered by a team of specialists including lecturers from the food industry, or with food industry experience.

Key facts Your learning will be informed by lecturers from the food industry, or with food industry experience. This course provides specialized training, informed by industry and the faculty’s research strengths, in processing properties of food materials, from farm to fork. The University of Nottingham has a strong research reputation in the field of food science. Our school of Biosciences is ranked no. 1 research environment in the UK for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science (2014 Research Excellence Framework). ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Lincoln

This programme aims to equip students with the advanced skills, knowledge, and expertise to undertake technical and production management roles in the globally important ... [+]

The Course

This programme aims to equip students with the advanced skills, knowledge, and expertise to undertake technical and production management roles in the globally important agri-food sector.

The agri-food sector is intrinsically linked to challenges around land and water use, climate change and health and well-being.

Students will have the opportunity to study areas such as advanced crop science, advanced food manufacturing, new product and process development, food safety & technical management, as well as commercial, operational, supply chain and agile management.

Students will also have access to industry-relevant specialist technologies and new equipment at both the University of Lincoln’s food and agricultural campuses, the National Centre for Food Manufacturing at Holbeach, and at Riseholme Park.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Demand is growing across the world for experts in food science, and GCUs MSc Food Bioscience produces highly trained graduates to meet this demand. ... [+]

Demand is growing across the world for experts in food science, and GCU’s MSc Food Bioscience produces highly trained graduates to meet this demand. Through this programme, you will explore the fascinating world of food science and gain the skills for a rewarding career.

Whether by ensuring high standards in food safety, innovating preservation techniques, or boosting nutrition in kids’ favourite foods, there are so many ways for food scientists to make a positive impact and support the common good.

The curriculum puts science first and educates students on the classical aspects of food science.

Understand the inner workings of the food industry Learn what you’ll need to know to succeed in a food industry career Develop independent investigative skills through a laboratory-based research project ... [-]
United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

This unique food safety course will comprise specialist modules such as chemical and microbiological feed and food safety, health, global food legislation, food fraud and ... [+]

MSc Global Food Security (Food Safety) – Online

This online Global Food Security (Food Safety) postgraduate programme will be delivered by leading research active staff within the internationally recognised Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) based at Queen’s University Belfast.

This unique food safety course will comprise specialist modules such as chemical and microbiological feed and food safety, health, global food legislation, food fraud and advanced analytical methods for detecting food safety issues. The course is particularly suitable for those working in the agri-food industry, regulatory agencies and analytical communities who wish to develop their knowledge to a higher level.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Part-time
3 years
Online