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A master's degree provides students with skills that can put them out front in the workforce because of their knowledge and expertise. Most of these programs focus on a specific area of study and take between one and two years to complete. Obtaining a master’s degree can help students succeed in their careers and prepare them for additional postgraduate education.

What is a Master in Food and Beverage Business? This degree focuses on the preparation and service of food together with applications such as running a restaurant and overseeing operations of a hospitality facility. Students can learn the business side of the industry along with a specific field of interest, such as wine, tourism, or catering. This degree helps equip them to handle the most important aspects of running a food and beverage business successfully, from planning to execution.

Students who receive a food and beverage business master's degree can gain a deep understanding of the operations of a business. This includes financial analysis, budgeting, and management. These skills can allow students to go into the hospitality workforce very well prepared with a knowledge of front-end and back-end operations.

The cost of a master's program can vary, depending on where a student chooses to study. Something to consider is how long the course of study is. Except for online courses, many schools provide guidelines on the local cost of living as well as tuition and other fees.

Students who earn a Master in Food and Beverage Business can be prepared to successfully run or support a business in the food and beverage industry. They can find careers in food and wine, branding, food design, or catering, with jobs such as sales manager, food and beverage director, catering manager, hotel manager, and tour operator. Some students go on to find careers in food science and manufacturing.

A number of universities around the world offer a Master in Food and Beverage Business. Online courses are also available for students who wish to receive their education remotely. 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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11 Results in Food and Beverage Business

Basque Culinary Center

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, i ... [+]

Registration opened

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.... [-]

Spain San Sebastián
January 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
OSTELEA | Distancia

The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, al ... [+]

The tourism sector has been, for decades now, one of the fundamental sectors in the social and economic development of the country. Thus, last year the sector grew by 3%, generating more than 53,000 jobs. And within it, the hotel sector, is the key piece of tourism and one of the ones that has experienced greater growth in recent years.

In this context, with a growing sector that permanently demands trained professionals to act in a constantly evolving market, the Executive Master in Hotel Management and Restoration taught by The Ostelea School of Tourism is born

The master, which is developed under an online distance methodology, can be completed in 12 months, thanks to its flexible learning model that adapts to the needs of the participants.... [-]

Spain Madrid Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus

This Master's Degree offers a total immersion in gastronomy from day one. A qualitative leap in your professional career. You will be able to come up with creative and pr ... [+]

TOTAL IMMERSION IN GASTRONOMY

This Master's Degree offers a total immersion in gastronomy from day one. A qualitative leap in your professional career. You will be able to come up with creative and profitable culinary proposals, not only in traditional cuisine but also in patisserie and bakery.

The program has a duration of 5 months and is complemented by 530 external practice hours, in some of the best restaurants from our Culinary Team.

THE STUDENT, A LEADING ROLE

The Master's Degree from CEU Cardenal Herrera University and Gasma trains proactive professionals. Our program is innovative, participatory and based on an experiential methodology.

Through practical workshops, Masterclasses, events and learning tours you will acquire the knowledge to help you make a difference.... [-]

Spain Castellón de la Plana
September 2019
Full-time
5 months
Campus
University of Bologna

Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2-year 2nd Cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English distinctively designed with an interdisciplinary approach and an intern ... [+]

Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2-year 2nd Cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English distinctively designed with an interdisciplinary approach and an international perspective. The programme builds on the relationship between different fields of knowledge and real-life management situations to develop pro-active decision makers and managers with advanced quantitative and analytical skills essential succeed in organizations pertaining to the agro-food systems. Specific competencies include knowledge of agro-food, environmental economics, business logistics and food supply chain management, food quality management, international food marketing, food and agricultural economics and policy, international relations and projects management.... [-]

Italy Forli
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, in 2014 international tourist arrivals totaled 1,138 million, an increase of 4.7% over the previous year. ... [+]

General information Modality : online Beginning : November Duration : 1 academic year ECTS Credits : 60 Director : Ginesa Martínez del Vas Presentación

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, in 2014 international tourist arrivals totaled 1,138 million, an increase of 4.7% over the previous year.

"In recent years, tourism has proven to be a surprisingly strong and resilient economic activity with a strong capacity to contribute to economic recovery, as it generates billions of dollars in exports and creates millions of jobs. This has occurred in destinations all over the world, but particularly in Europe, as the region strives to consolidate its exit from one of the worst economic periods in its history, "said UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai Opening of the Spain Global Tourism Forum in Madrid. ... [-]

Spain Spain Online
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
ESCP Europe Business School

The programme is open to everyone passionate about the F&B industry and who wants to work in it from a management perspective. You don’t have to be a “specialist” in ... [+]

Objectives of the Programme

The programme is open to everyone passionate about the F&B industry and who wants to work in it from a management perspective. You don’t have to be a “specialist” in the F&B sector to be admitted. You will have the opportunity to strengthen your general Management skills through courses covering Marketing, Finance, Sales, HR Management and different Strategy areas.

Once you have completed the programme, multiple scenarios will be open in a multinational company or in a small-medium enterprise, in a start-up or in a consolidated business in Europe or around the world.

Innovative and Operational

This MSc offers you all the elements of a high-level Master programme with an innovative approach offering the first-hand experience with more than 20 days of company visits, meetings with top managers from the Food & Beverage Industry, tasting sessions in regions known for food excellence like Piedmont, Tuscany, and the Champagne Region.... [-]

Italy Turin France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
15 months
Campus
Rome Business School

The Rome Business School’s Master in Food and Beverage Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplin ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October

The Rome Business School’s Master in Food and Beverage Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplines, leading to a successful global career in the Food & Wine industry.

With the Rome Business School’s international perspective, the programme offers a unique learning experience and a global professional exposure, enabling participants to study in one of the best cities in the world or online. The programme’s quality teaching and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of food and beverage industry.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
March 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Rome Business School

The Rome Business School's Online Master in Food & Beverage Management offers general management training combined with production chain-specific competencies, to pro ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October

Training of excellence paid internships, career service, international networking, and many other benefits from your professional and personal development. Teaching formulas for every demand.

The Rome Business School’s Online Master in Food & Beverage Management offers general management training combined with production chain-specific competencies, to produce specialist professionals capable of dealing with the challenges of the food and beverage industry in an international and multicultural context.

The Italian food and beverage industry are growing in both the home and international markets. Italian products are a byword for a level of quality that is recognized and appreciated all over the world in terms of both raw materials and geographical provenance.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
March 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome

The Master in Food Design Project Experience trains designers carrying critical skills to develop a constant inclination to innovation. Food Designers gain the necessary ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The Master in Food Design Project Experience trains designers carrying critical skills to develop a constant inclination to innovation. Food Designers gain the necessary flexibility to deal with different fields - where they can apply their design ability - paying a special attention the users participation in defining needs and expectations.

Professional opportunities – graduates can start a path in all the fields connected to production, communication and fruition of food. Thanks to the acquired critical competences they can face managerial and cultural field activities.

Target - the Master is addressed to BA graduates in architecture, design, visual communication, nutritional sciences and related fields.... [-]

Italy Rome
March 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

From branding techniques to service design, the goal of the Master course in Brand Design and Management: food, wine, and tourism is to help students and young profession ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

What does it mean to create and manage a brand in the food industry? How to market a wine company and work on its identity? How to integrate tourism in all of that?

From branding techniques to service design, the goal of the Master course in Brand Design and Management: food, wine, and tourism is to help students and young professionals to develop their skills as future Managers of the horeca industry, integrating food wine and tourism into lifestyle offers.

The course, held in Florence and Barcelona, provides transversal skills in service design applied to hospitality and tourism, with a specific focus on food in Barcelona and a vertical exploration of the wine sector in Florence.... [-]

Italy Florence
February 2020
Full-time
11 months
Campus
The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International

The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, al ... [+]

Masters in Food and Beverage Business.

The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration , which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, although from the business perspective necessary to be efficient in making decisions within this sector so globalized and dynamic, and do not obviate the impact of new technologies.

Reasons to study the Master

Management Skills

Cycle of meetings with hotel managers and catering companies, and international tourism consultants.Management Experience: The student will develop the basic skills to manage projects effectively, the "Soft Skills".Case method: The case method allows the student to systematically improve their decision-making process through the discussion of real tourism business cases. Additionally, this methodology allows developing other skills such as creativity, analytical thinking, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. Some of the cases worked in previous calls of this program have been El Bulli and Ryanair.Special emphasis on revenue management, which is delivered through a business game. This particular area of ​​hotel marketing is widely developed in this specialty through a vision applied through a business game.Monthly conferences with managers of the different departments or CEOs of representative companies in the sector.Program for the development of management skills : Tourism Skills Development Program (TSDP).... [-]
Spain Barcelona Madrid
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
7 months
Campus