Masters Programs in Beverage Studies

Compare 4 Masters Programs in Beverage Studies

Whether you choose to enter into the field of academia to pursue a PhD or a specialized field of study, a master’s degree can be a stepping stone toward that career path. The degree can also help you increase your earning potential and gain specialty training, knowledge and expertise in your field.

What is a Master in Beverage Studies? Course work generally focuses on the beverage industry with a primary focus on wine and beer. Students can choose paths focused on research, academic studies, business or biochemistry. Potential courses include the technology and science behind fermentation, microbiology, food and wine analysis, chemistry and training. Programs can be finished in as little as six months or as long as two years.

Research skills and scientific study techniques are integral parts of the degree plan that can enable students to analyze quality beyond the classroom. Improved decision-making can help with the purchase of a home or vehicle. The ability to pair wines with food can be used in social settings beyond work.

Since program length varies, cost will as well. Cost is also dependent on where a student chooses to study. Conducting proper research can help students make good choices for their future degrees.

Graduates with a Master in Beverage Studies may have access to a wide variety of career paths. Those choosing the path of research may become academic experts, research and development analysts or consultants in both the public and private sectors. Students may go into the corporate world as marketing professionals, beer brewers or winemakers. The usage of this degree varies widely depending on the interests of the graduates.

The majority of these programs require on-campus participation for the duration of study both domestically and abroad. There may be some online courses available as well. 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 Course on Italian Culinary Arts

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 Italy Turin

The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology, lasting 180 days, is set out in two parts: the first, with a 55-day length, of theoretical-practical lessons at the ICIF headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second consists in a 120-day professional internship (optional, not included in the subscription cost), at restaurants selected by the school. [+]

Master Course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology

Nine weeks of theoretical and practical lessons and the opportunity of a practical training period at the best Italian restaurants

The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology, lasting 180 days, is set out in two parts: the first, with a 55-day length, of theoretical-practical lessons at the ICIF headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second consists in a 120-day professional internship (optional, not included in the subscription cost), at restaurants selected by the school.

The Master teaches regional traditional cuisine and its modern-creative evolution, the basic techniques, the appropriate decorations, the art of presentation and other fundamental notions on agricultural-food products, spices, aromatic herbs, food raw materials, together with a detailed study of wines and oils.... [-]


Master Microbiology and Physicochemistry for food and wine Processes

AgroSup Dijon
Campus 2 years September 2019 France Dijon

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry. [+]

About the Master’s Degree

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry.

Indeed, today several factors influence and explain the dynamism of employment of researchers and managers in the field of food science and food-processing industries:

the increase of the regulations and the control of agro-industries, the changes of uses and technologies in the production and the elaboration of food, the energy transition Urgent need of innovation to meet the challenge to feed the whole planet in very close future. Course content ... [-]

Master's Degree in Sommelier Studies and Enomarketing

Basque Culinary Center
Campus Full time 6 months January 2019 Spain San Sebastián

The aim of this master’s degree course is to train professionals who specialise in the world of wine with a broad base of skills relating to wine and the wine business, including its relationship with food. A multidisciplinary vision to develop a professional career in wine production, distribution and catering. [+]

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Start date: January 2018

Spain is one of the largest wine producers in the world and its gastronomy has a natural relationship with that product.

The aim of this master’s degree course is to train professionals who specialise in the world of wine with a broad base of skills relating to wine and the wine business, including its relationship with food. A multidisciplinary vision to develop a professional career in wine production, distribution and catering.

Master Classes, business case studies, tastings and seminars conducted by reputable wine experts, sommeliers and wine-making entrepreneurs.... [-]


University Master’s Degree in Fermented Beverages

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Tarragona + 1 more

The overall objective of this master's degree is to train you to become researcher and professional in the field of fermented beverages, especially wine, sparkling wine, and beer. [+]

The overall objective of this master's degree is to train you to become researcher and professional in the field of fermented beverages, especially wine, sparkling wine, and beer.

It, therefore, offers three clear professional specializations:

Oenology research: This specialization trains future researchers in the field of oenology and food biotechnology and gives students the chance to follow their studies with a doctoral programme. Science and technology of sparkling wines: This specialization trains future professionals in oenology or viticulture who wish to specialize in the production of sparkling wine, a sector that is widely represented in Catalonia. Science and technology of beer: This specialization trains professionals from different fields (biotechnologists, winemakers, engineers, etc.) in the process of brewing different types of beer on an industrial and artisanal scale. ... [-]