Masters Programs in Food and Beverage Studies

Compare 38 Masters Programs in Food and Beverage Studies

Food and Beverage Studies

Once you complete your bachelor’s degree, you can either begin your career or choose to continue your studies by earning a master’s degree. The latter option allows you to prepare for a more advanced career and jump further ahead than if you began working immediately.

What is a Master in Food and Beverage Studies? This field focuses on the preparation and servicing of food. Students take courses that prepare them to understand the operations in a restaurant or catering business and enter a position of leadership in such an establishment. Courses may also focus on the policy side of food and beverage studies if the student is more interested in becoming a food and safety worker or inspector. The food and beverage studies program typically does not include culinary arts.

Earning a Master in Food and Beverage Studies benefits students by helping them develop the managerial and communication skills necessary for them to thrive. Holding an advanced degree may also allow graduates to earn a higher salary once they enter their careers.

There are many variables that affect the cost of earning a Master in Food and Beverage Studies. You must research the specific program and school before enrolling to understand what the tuition will be and what other fees you will be responsible for.

Careers available to food and beverage studies graduates are numerous. Essentially, they are able to enter any administrative position in the food service or food hospitality fields. These include operators, restaurant or catering managers, inventory specialists, and assistant managers. It is also possible to work in sanitation and safety by becoming a sanitation specialist or health inspector.

Take the next step toward your career by enrolling in a food and beverage studies program. 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 in Food Design Project Experience

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 Italy 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 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Executive Master in Hotel Management

Ostelea Morocco
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Morocco Rabat

The Executive Master program in Hotel Management and Catering Management has been developed in collaboration with the operational and institutional actors of the sector in order to provide a response to the issues related to the development and growth of the sector on the one hand, and the needs of the labor market, on the other hand. [+]

Presentation

In a global and ever-changing context, the Executive Master in Hotel Management

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.

The Executive Master Program in Hotel Management

objectives

Executive Master in Hotel Management

At the end of your career, you will be managers with the following skills, abilities and values:

Familiarity with the hotel and catering industry: through an international perspective and a business-oriented approach to the business, you will gain a solid base of knowledge of the hotel and restaurant industry, in terms of policies, procedures, practices and experiences in the fields of tourism, hospitality and recreation.... [-]


Master in Brand Design and Management: Food, Wine and Tourism

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 11 months February 2019 Italy 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 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. Catalunya and Tuscany built their branding strategies on the territoriality value as a key for global distinctiveness. Thanks to this Master, students have the possibility to experiment the different branding and project management methodologies that two of the most important touristic destinations in Europe successfully use. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Philosophy (Food Studies)

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months July 2019 Malaysia Subang Jaya + 1 more

The Master of Philosophy (Food Studies) aims to groom graduates into highly qualified professionals who are experts in the field of Food Studies. To achieve this, Taylor’s University and University Toulouse Jean Jaurès (UT2J) have designed a comprehensive curriculum which encompasses components like research skills, anthropology and sociology of food, understanding of the different food cultures, food trends and business outlook, socio-political issues on food nutrition and public health and many more. [+]

Dual recognition and certification by

Over the last 20 years or so, the status of food has changed dramatically. Rippling food crises, the growing obesity problem and more, have repeatedly put food in the spotlight. On the economic front, the increase in population coupled with rapid economic growth in the past decade has boosted food consumption an explosive rate.According to Cushman & Wakefield’s ‘Global Food and Beverage Market’ report, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region for consumer spending on ‘Eating Out’ with the average annual growth forecasted to be 7.5% for the 2017-26 period. With a massive food industry and the increasingly complex global food system, there is a critical skills gap for experts with specialised knowledge who have the ability to explore and explain the relationship between food and environmental, cultural, social, political and economic processes.The Master of Philosophy (Food Studies) aims to groom graduates into highly qualified professionals who are experts in the field of Food Studies. To achieve this, Taylor’s University and University Toulouse Jean Jaurès (UT2J) have designed a comprehensive curriculum which encompasses components like research skills, anthropology and sociology of food, understanding of the different food cultures, food trends and business outlook, socio-political issues on food nutrition and public health and many more. The Taylor’s Food Studies Advantage The only Malaysian university with a ‘Chair of Food Studies: Food, Cultures and Health’ – Prof. Dr. Jean Pierre Poulain. He maintains an emphasis in food studies, contributes to academic programmes and provides advice to... [-]

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 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master's Degree in Restaurant Management (Madrid)

OSTELEA - Escuela de Turismo
Campus Part time October 2019 Spain Madrid Barcelona

The Master in Hotel Management and Food Management [+]

Master's Degree in Restaurant Management

The Master in Hotel Management and Food Management

Reasons to study the Master:

Revenue Management is taught through a business game. This particular area of ​​hotel marketing is widely developed in this specialty through a vision applied through a business game.This Master is taught in Madrid and BarcelonaNetworking: Master students can participate in the Afterwork cycle, an activity that connects them with the business world through meetings with entrepreneurs. In addition, they can attend the Cycle of meetings with hotel managers and catering companies, and international tourism consultants.Coaching cycle: Master students can participate in the Ostelea Coaching Cycle, which combines group sessions in various areas, such as emotional coaching or family coaching.Attendance at sectorial fairs: Master students can attend various sectorial fairs, such as Alimentaria or the IBTM.Professional practices. The Master offers the possibility of professional internships in areas of hotel chain management and catering companies.It includes a cycle of meetings with Hotel Managers and Restaurant Companies.goals... [-]

Official Master's Degree in Hotel Management and Restoration

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time Part time 7 months April 2019 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 2 more

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. [+]

Masters in Food and Beverage Studies.

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).... [-]

Master in Food Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 12 months March 2019 Italy Milan

The Master degree in Food Design develops the necessary skills to give a creative contribution to an increasingly growing sector, of which Italy constitutes one of the main benchmarks known worldwide. It is an opportunity not only for students holding a degree in design, marketing, and communication but also for managers and professionals working in the field. [+]

The Master degree in Food Design develops the necessary skills to give a creative contribution to an increasingly growing sector, of which Italy constitutes one of the main benchmarks known worldwide. It is an opportunity not only for students holding a degree in design, marketing and communication but also for managers and professionals working in the field. The program combines a focus on food-related markets with the design approach and methodologies. This creates a food designer who is able to manage the design:

of processes, methods, and spaces where products are processed, distributed and consumed; of food in terms of its aesthetics, communication, and representation; of equipment and tools used to prepare and consume food; of all the communication activities implemented for the promotion of food products. ... [-]

MSc. / MBA in Luxury Brand Management , Food & Wine M2 October

INSEEC Chambéry campus
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2019 France Chambéry

MBA / MSc. in Luxury Brand Management, Food & Wine M2 is a three-period course with 350 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits. All classes are taught in English. [+]

The MBA / MSc. in Luxury Brand Management, Food & Wine is a three-period course with 350 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits.

All classes are taught in English.

The program offers a multidisciplinary approach: solid business, strategic, marketing and communication knowledge combined with the exposure to the practical side, thanks to the contribution of active professionals and to field-visits.

It provides the necessary knowledge and expertise to enter the luxury service industry through a mix of academic pillars and practical courses on different industry segments.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course can be directly applied to work in Luxury Hospitality in a variety of services such as Operations, Brand Management, E-Merchandising, Culinary Tourism, Management gastronomy & Wine, Food and Beverage, Event Management, Sales or Guest Service.... [-]


Online Master in Food & Beverage Management

Rome Business School
Online Part time 1 year March 2019 Italy Rome Italy Online + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in International Food & Beverage Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 15 months September 2019 Italy Turin France Paris + 2 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Food & Beverage Management

University College of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts StPOL
Campus Full time 8 - 14 months September 2019 Spain Barcelona

Master in Food & Beverage Management by the EUHT StPOL and Specialised Diploma in Food & Beverage Management in agreement with the University of Gerona Foundation: Innovation and Training. [+]

Key Facts

Besides its 60 ECTS hospitality-business-oriented academic program, it offers a unique Professional Induction Module where the students spend a 4 week period in a hands-on program at the school’s hotel.

With our training, we involve the students in exercising both personal, technical and professional problem-solving. We prepare them for the dynamic leadership they will have to exercise as managers of companies.

With us, they learn to take decisions independently, objectively and systematically. This will be reflected in the final social and economic results of each year in the company in which they work.

Our training program includes industry guest lectures from renowned international hotel managers from distinguished hotel chains, allowing our students to learn about the latest trends in hospitality.... [-]


University master's degree in hotel management and catering companies - online

Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Online Full time Part time 1 year November 2019 Spain Spain Online + 1 more

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. ... [-]


Master in Economics and Management: Food System Management

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Forli

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master's Degree in Oenology and Viticulture

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

The main objectives of the master's degree in Oenology and Viticulture are: Advanced training, complementing and innovating the first cycle; Development of scientific, technological and professional skills of excellence; Improvement of the intervention capacity in the wine sector; Ability to plan, innovate and evaluate new techniques and processes or improve procedures in use; Mechanisms for critical analysis based on the vitivinicultural context; Progression in the formation and updating of knowledge and skills. [+]

The main objectives of the master's degree in Oenology and Viticulture are:

Advanced training, complementing and innovating the first cycle;Development of scientific, technological and professional skills of excellence;Improvement of the intervention capacity in the wine sector;Ability to plan, innovate and evaluate new techniques and processes or improve procedures in use;Mechanisms for critical analysis based on the vitivinicultural context;Progression in the formation and updating of knowledge and skills.

Schedule

Majority of the contact hours concentrated on Friday and Saturday (except for the Curricular Choice and Dissertation Units). Regulation of the Master Course (2nd Cycle) in Oenology and Viticulture published in the form of Notice nº 14407/2015, in the Diário da República, 2nd series, of December 9, 2015.... [-]