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Compare 32 Masters Programs in 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.

32 Results in Food and Beverage Studies Filter

Online Master in Food & Beverage Management

Rome Business School
Online Part-time 1 year October 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.

Master of Science (MSc) in International Wine Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 6 years Request Info Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

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 of Philosophy (Food Studies)

Taylor’s University
Campus Full-time Part-time 18 - 30 months Request Info 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.

Master in Gastronomy and Culinary Management

Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus
Campus Full-time 5 months Request Info Spain Castellón de la Plana

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.

Master in Food Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full-time 12 months Request Info 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.

Master in Hygienic Engineering and Design

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

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.

MSc in International Food & Beverage Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full-time 15 months September 2020 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.

Master Course on Italian Culinary Arts

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full-time 6 months October 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.

Official Master's Degree in Hotel Management and Restoration

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full-time Part-time 7 months October 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.

Master in Engineering for Food Industry Equipment

University of Parma
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Italy Parma

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

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.

Master's degree in hotel management and catering (Barcelona)

OSTELEA - Escuela de Turismo
Campus Full-time Request Info Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Hospitality Management and Restoration, which aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, but from the necessary business perspective to be efficient in decision-making within this sector globalized and dynamic, and not obviate the impact of new technologies.

Master in Economics and Management: Food System Management

University of Bologna
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info 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.

Master in Physiological & Psychological FOOD Choice Determinants (P2FOOD)

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info France Dijon

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.

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.