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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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16 Results in Food and Beverage Business

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
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
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 2020
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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
Ostelea Morocco

The Executive Master program in Hotel Management and Catering Management has been developed in collaboration with the operational and institutional actors of the sector i ... [+]

Master in Hotel Management and Catering

First day of university

Price in euros

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October 2019

8090

File study

Motivational interviewing

BAC 3

Presentation

In a globalized and constantly evolving context, the Master in Hotel Management and Catering aims to train professionals and managers in the efficient management of companies in the field of hospitality or Hospitality Management : hotels or restaurants .

This training emphasizes the management and mastery of the structural characteristics of a company's production units, whether from a national or international point of view.

Key words: Effective decision making and active use of new technologies.... [-]

Morocco Rabat
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French
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)

P²food is a 2-year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on the physiological and psychological determinants of food choice, offered by ... [+]

P²food is a 2-year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on the physiological and psychological determinants of food choice, offered by the University of Burgundy – Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon.

Food plays a much bigger role in consumers’ lives than simply feeding them. Each day, humans make several food choices. Their diet has a considerable impact on their nutritional status and health, but also on the environment.

A greater understanding of the reasons for consumers’ choice of foods is needed in order to set up effective programs and develop new products, to improve dietary patterns in line with recommendations, and to increase food sustainability. Although seemingly simple, food choices are complex behaviors that depend on many factors and their interactions. In this Master’s Degree, a key focus is placed on the physiological and psychological factors of food choice.... [-]

France Dijon
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Full-time
2 years
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
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Parma

The Master of Science in Plant Engineering and Food Industry Machines is intended as specific objectives: ... [+]

Type: Master's Degree Course Duration: 2 years Class: LM-33 - Class of second cycle degrees in Mechanical Engineering Credits: 120 Free access

The Master of Science in Plant Engineering and Food Industry Machines is intended as specific objectives:

the creation of a figure with a solid preparation in the sectors that characterize the design of machines for the food industry, the design and management of plants for the food industry and the management of food production processes;the complementary emphasis placed on the deepening of packaging and its sustainability, simulation models to support the design and management of food industry plants and related activities related to the food sector.... [-]
Italy Parma
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Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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
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Spanish
Full-time
5 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
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
7 months
Campus
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

For a successful career in the Food & Beverage sector as Managers, Executives and Entrepreneurs.

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.... [-]

Italy Turin France Paris
September 2020
Full-time
15 months
Campus
North-Caucasus Federal University

The program was developed jointly with foreign partners on the basis of European and Russian legislation in the field of hygienic and industrial safety. Professional cycl ... [+]

The program was developed jointly with foreign partners on the basis of European and Russian legislation in the field of hygienic and industrial safety. Professional cycle disciplines are developed on the basis of the regulations of the Hygienic Engineering and Design Group and create knowledge, practical and research experience in the design of process equipment and food production processes that meet the design hygienic requirements and ensure the production of high-quality and safe products .

The purpose of the program:

training specialists in the field of design, implementation, maintenance and audit of process equipment and food production processes, biologics and pharmaceuticals for their compliance with the global hygiene and safety requirements. In addition, the program is focused on training researchers in the field of computer modeling and optimization of food production processes, designing and testing new and / or improved items of equipment and technological lines in order to eliminate possible contamination (contamination) of products during their production.... [-]

Russia Stavropol
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
North-Caucasus Federal University

The program is developed on the basis of European and Russian legislation in the area of hygiene and safety of production in cooperation with foreign partners. Discipline ... [+]

Description:

The program is developed on the basis of European and Russian legislation in the area of hygiene and safety of production in cooperation with foreign partners. Disciplines are developed in accordance with the regulations of the Association of Hygienic Engineering and Design (the Hygiene Engineering and Design Group) with the aim to build knowledge, practical and research experience regarding the technological equipment design and food production processes meeting requirements of hygienic design and ensuring product quality and safety.

Program goal:

training specialists in the field of design, implementation, maintenance, and audit of technological equipment and production of food, biological products, and pharmaceuticals to ensure their compliance with the global requirements of hygiene and safety. It is also aimed at training researchers in the field of computer modeling and optimization of food production processes, design and testing of new and/or improved equipment and production lines to avoid any possibility of impurity or contamination in production processes.... [-]

Russia Stavropol
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Rome Business School

Rome Business School's Master in Food & Beverage Management offers complete training and the ideal skills to start a strong and productive career in this sector; all ... [+]

Overview

Recognized by Eduniversal

Top 50 – Global RankingRanked N 22 in Food and Beverage Management, Worldwide

One of the best known and more competitive branches of business, the industry of food & beverage plays a crucial role as much in the Italian scenery as in the world.

Rome Business School’s Master in Food & Beverage Management offers complete training and the ideal skills to start a strong and productive career in this sector; the managerial training and the study of the mechanisms of production, distribution, and demand provided by this programme are specifically designed to forge professional profiles able to work effectively and successfully in the business of food & beverage. All within one of the best-known centers of the Italian culinary culture and wine expertise: Rome.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Online
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
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Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Bordeaux

This international Master program offers a truly integrated study program that takes advantage of the tourism and enology expertise of three universities and regions of E ... [+]

This international Master program offers a truly integrated study program that takes advantage of the tourism and enology expertise of three universities and regions of Europe.

Program factsheet Academic cooperation: Joint Erasmus Mundus Master between: Rovira I Virgili University (URV), Tarragona, Spain University Porto (UP), Portugal University of Bordeaux (UBx), France Admission requirements: Have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) in the fields of Tourism, Economics, Management, Marketing, Languages, Natural and Experimental Sciences (e.g. Oenology, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Agriculture), or closely related subjects. Personal motivation, prior work experience in the field, as well as linguistic skills in languages other than English (especially Spanish, French or Portuguese, the languages of the organizing institutions) are important elements in the selection process. Program duration: 2 years (120 ECTS). Language requirements: Candidates must present a recent English language certificate, at least a B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (official test certifications from Cambridge ESOL, IELTS or TOEFL are accepted). Level: Triple Master's degree. Tuition fees: Fees for program* countries students: 4,500€/year Fees for partner* countries students: 9,000€/year ... [-]
France Bordeaux
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus