Masters of Science in Food and Beverage Studies

Compare 9 Master of Science Programs in Food and Beverage Studies

Food and Beverage Studies

A Master of Science degree is usually pursued after an undergraduate degree is obtained and can take up to two years to complete. An MSc often focuses on scientific or mathematical fields, but could also include subjects more prominently associated with the arts. A student pursuing this degree may be expected to formulate a thesis, participate in discussions and complete research.

What is an MSc in Food and Beverage Studies? This type of program focuses on the properties and behavior of food throughout its growth, storage, preservation, transportation and preparation. Students may learn how to apply biological, physical and chemical sciences to the different food systems. Some universities give students the opportunity to focus on specific food and beverage, such as wine, French cuisine or beer. Courses for an MSc in Food and Beverage may include food and beverage packaging, food and beverage technology, and food and beverage processing.

This program is beneficial because students often learn how to establish a quality check system applicable to the entire food production chain. Students may also get more experience formulating food safety and processing solutions. After obtaining an MSc in Food and Beverage Studies, a student might gain access to new career opportunities or a higher salary.

The cost of an MSc in Food and Beverage Studies can vary greatly from one school to the next. Often geography, school size and class type play a role in the cost of tuition.

After getting an MSc in Food and Beverage Studies, students may be ready to start a career as marketing managers for food or beverage companies, food and beverage writers, distribution managers or representatives of regional sectors. Often, this type of master’s degree makes it possible for graduates to get managerial positions. This course of study could even prepare scholars to run their own restaurants, wineries, distilleries or farms.

If you think this program is right for you, the next step you need to take is to apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Science (MSc) in International Wine Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Hong Kong Kowloon

A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. [+]

MSc Degrees in Food and Beverage Studies. A key player in the vibrant international wine scene, Hong Kong offers a unique location for anyone aspiring to be a part of this dynamic growth area. Combined with the huge growth of the wine market in Mainland China, the need for wine professionals with advanced, specialised training and education with a global perspective continues to grow. The MSc in International Wine Management programme has been designed to meet this demand. This exceptional programme develops industry leaders, educators and researchers and instils in them a deep understanding of the latest trends in the wine business, demystifying its complexities and placing them in strong position to lead the industry into the future. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about Mainland Chinese wine consumers and gain insights into some of the fastest growing and potentially lucrative wine markets in the world. Developed in consultation with noted wine industry figure Professor Jeannie Cho Lee, Professor of Practice (Wine) of the SHTM and the first Asian Master of Wine (MW), and endorsed by renowned industry leaders, the programme features residential study trips which give students the opportunity to visit renowned wine regions in the world to understand the best practice in wine production, trade and management with a view to increasing their international exposure and developing global networks. [-]

Master of Science and MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 France Nantes Brazil São Paulo + 2 more

1-YEAR DOUBLE DEGREE IN A GROWING & DYNAMIC INDUSTRY- Food & Agribusiness Management [+]

1-YEAR DOUBLE DEGREE IN A GROWING & DYNAMIC INDUSTRY With the increasing impact of globalisation and advancing technologies, the food, agrienergy and agricultural industries are in a state of expansion and evolution. As two of the world’s leading countries in agribusiness, France and Brazil are poised to play a fundamental role in the future of the food industry. In the Master of Science and MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management (FAM) programme, you’ll learn how to excel in all aspects of food and agribusiness management – and earn degrees from two of the top business schools in France and Brazil: Master of Science degree from Audencia Business School in France MBA degree from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing in Brazil KEY INFORMATION Degree earned: Master of Science and MBA in Food and Agribusiness Language: English Duration: 12-14 months, full-time Eligibility: Four-year bachelor’s degree in any field; proficiency in English Programme start: September Tuition: €14,850 PROGRAMME Prepare to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves! You’ll gain the tools to develop innovative solutions to challenges faced by food and agricultural enterprises, to manage all aspects of agribusiness operation and to market food products effectively. Programme includes: Internationalised study in both France and Brazil Courses taught by top Audencia faculty and ESPM faculty Guest lectures and workshops led by industry experts Field trips to a variety of SME, SMI and multinational agribusiness companies Practical master’s project Worldwide, hands-on internship
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Master of Science in Wine Marketing & Management

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2018 France Bordeaux

This MSc welcomes both students from diverse backgrounds (university or management school graduates) and professionals from the wine industry. With a strong international orientation, this [+]

Master of Science in Wine Marketing & Management

 

This MSc welcomes both students from diverse backgrounds (university or management school graduates) and professionals from the wine industry. With a strong international orientation, this program aims to equip our students with business and technical skills in order to work as highly qualified executives in the wine sector. Firmly based in professional world, the MSc will enable the students to master the necessary management methods and tools. The following are the types of positions that our graduates will be trained for: regional export manager, product manager, purchasing manager, marketing manager, communication manager, manager of a wine firm...... [-]


Food Safety and Quality Engineering, MSc

University Of Debrecen
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Hungary Debrecen

The MSc in Food Safety and Quality is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. [+]

The field of Food Science is broad and the programme reflects this diversity, with emphasis on Raw Material Qualifying, Processing Technology, Quality Analysis and Quality Assurance. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, as a postgraduate student of Food Safety and Quality, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. We offer you a 4 week field practice in summer. Areas of study: Organic and Biochemistry, Food Safety and Quality, Food Processing Technology, Economics, Physical, Chemical and Microbiological Analysis, Laboratory Practices [-]

Master of Science in Food Business Management and Technology

Innopharma College Of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Part time 12 months September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This MSc in Food Business Management and Technology will allow Science/ Quality/ Business/ Engineering graduates to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation in food manufacturing and processing, quality assurance, sales and marketing of food, food product development, project management, supply chain, process improvement and compliance with food laws. It will enable participants to develop, through structured hands on learning, a professional and technical competency in food business methods and problem solving skills needed to work effectively in a quality driven industry and other environments. [+]

MSc Degrees in Food and Beverage Studies. MSc Food Business Management and Technology This MSc in Food Business Management and Technology will allow Science/ Quality/ Business/ Engineering graduates to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation in food manufacturing and processing, quality assurance, sales and marketing of food, food product development, project management, supply chain, process improvement and compliance with food laws. It will enable participants to develop, through structured hands on learning, a professional and technical competency in food business methods and problem solving skills needed to work effectively in a quality driven industry and other environments. This 12 month programme involves online lectures (2 evenings per week) combined with tutorials and equipment touch time in a simulated manufacturing environment two Saturdays a month. Innopharma College of Applied Sciences supports the food manufacturing sector by training multi-skilled personnel to integrate into both operations and business roles within this fast growing sector. Innopharma College of Applied Sciences has developed this programme in collaboration with ITT Dublin and industry leading experts. Opportunity Potential Roles for graduates of this course include: R & D Product Management Sales and Marketing Management Production/ Supervisory Management Quality/ Regulatory Affairs Roles Supply Chain Roles Project Management Process Improvement roles Our Professional Development team, through individual coaching and mentorship develop each individual student to their greatest potential - developing their networking and communication and presentation skills, which ensures that graduates develop a suitable career path. This Career Development strategy has proven to be very successful, with over 70%... [-]

MSc Wine Business

Burgundy School of Business
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 France Dijon

This English-taught programme was designed for graduates who have a passion for wine and some experience in the wine industry. It is ideal for those looking to create their own business or become industry-specific marketing specialists but it also offers a wider range of professional outcomes. [+]

Objectives This English-taught programme was designed for graduates who have a passion for wine and some experience in the wine industry. It is ideal for those looking to create their own business or become industry-specific marketing specialists but it also offers a wider range of professional outcomes. The programme's main focus is demand creation, with particular attention paid to technology, the use of the media and social networks. Driven directly by feedback from the wine sector, this MSc has a strong commercial focus, with emphasis on the development of the digital marketing and financial skills required by entrepreneurial professionals. Wine entrepreneurs need to succeed within an international context. Our programme, which lasts three semesters, offers students a sound grasp of the requirements of the global market by exposing them to a diversity of cultural experiences and an understanding of the intricacies of world commerce. We draw upon the expertise of an international network of speakers, professionals and academics who will help you develop added value to your offer. Every year students attend the Digital Wine Communications Conference and ProWein, as well as other trade fairs, as part of the programme. The programme's profile is emphatically international with current and former students from the USA, the UK, South Africa and Brasil, to name but a few countries. The MSc in Wine Business at Burgundy School of Business has a global reputation for enabling graduates to succeed in this increasingly competitive industry. The places available are limited to a maximum of 25... [-]

MSc Wine Management

Burgundy School of Business
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 France Dijon

This one-year programme is aimed at students who wish to start a career in wine management but have little or no prior experience in the wine industry. [+]

MSc Degrees in Food and Beverage Studies. Objectives This one-year programme is aimed at students who wish to start a career in wine management but have little or no prior experience in the wine industry. The MSc combines industry-related teaching modules in administration, finance, sales, logistics and legal issues with oenology, wine tasting and wine tourism to provide students with the knowledge required for selling a product as unique as wine. As a graduate of this programme, you will have gained a global understanding of this unique industry, enabling you to apply with confidence for managerial positions in all its sectors. Drawing from an impressive international network of speakers, professionals and academics with in-depth knowledge of the wine sector, the course has a combined theoretical and practical approach. From financing a wine business to advising consumers on choosing a wine, students are given the full range of tools necessary to sell a product that demands far more versatility than most others. Our students benefit from the School's proximity and access to some of the greatest wine estates in the world. Career opportunities Graduates will be able to apply for managerial positions in all sectors of the wine industry. Some of the managerial positions for which the course will prepare you are: Brand manager Import - export manager Sales executive Distributor Commercial agent Communications manager Public relations manager [-]

Master of Science in Oenology

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK
Campus Full time 2 years June 2018 Lebanon Jounieh

The Department of Agri-Food Sciences supports the vision and mission statements of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences through multidisciplinary teaching, learning and research activities in food science. The mission of the department is to produce socially and ethically responsible graduates who are leaders in dealing successfully with the national and global food and health challenges and who will have a positive impact on their communities and the food industries for the betterment of the quality of human life. [+]

The Department of Agri-Food Sciences supports the vision and mission statements of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences through multidisciplinary teaching, learning and research activities in food science. The mission of the department is to produce socially and ethically responsible graduates who are leaders in dealing successfully with the national and global food and health challenges and who will have a positive impact on their communities and the food industries for the betterment of the quality of human life. Program Educational Objectives Graduates of the Agri-Food Sciences program at USEK will be highly competent in: Investing the scientific and engineering skills acquired throughout their studies to meet the emerging challenges in the food industry; Serving as effective leaders and team members by applying academic skills and contributing effectively in multidisciplinary exploratory and production teams. Program Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Agri-Food Sciences program at USEK will have the ability to: Manage the production and establish a quality system of the food production chain; Meet the emerging challenges in the food industry through mastering the most innovative tools; Formulate solutions to food safety and processing problems; Design surveys in the purpose of acquiring, analyzing and interpreting food industry related data; Drive the business strategies of food companies, from the initial steps to the stage of product distribution; Function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams and communicate accurately to a variety of audiences; Participate in public debates on current food related issues. [-]

The MSc Vintage (DNM) (Erasmus Mundus)

ESA Ecole Superieur d'Agriculture
Campus Full time 4 months September 2018 France Angers China Nanjing + 2 more

The MSc ‘International Vintage’ : Vine, Wine and Terroir Management is to train students to become experts specialising in the wine sectors, make them aware of the European dimension of wine production, and provide them with knowledge of techniques... [+]

The MSc Vintage (DNM) (Erasmus Mundus)This 4 six-month semester course lead to a Degree of Master of Science MSc or french (DNM), also to double and joined diplomas.The objective of this program is to form executives of the international wine sector able to innovate, optimise and improve quality in vine growing and oenology.By combining scientific and technical training and professional experience, the philosophy of the course is to prepare the future graduates to the realities of the wine sector.The participation of professionals as well as the many case studies enable the students to confront the problems of the profession and make it possible for them to define their professional project.... [-]