Masters degrees in Food & Beverage Production offer advanced study of operations within the food and drink industries, including techniques to produce foodstuffs and analysis of the rate at which they may be produced.
Related subjects include Food & Beverage Science and Food & Beverage Technology. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as Food Science or Agricultural Studies.
Courses in this field equip you with the techniques to develop, analyse and optimise operations to improve Food & Beverage processing, nutrition composition, preservation and packaging.
An interdisciplinary approach to learning is offered on most courses, typically including methodologies from disciplines such as Engineering, Business Studies, Biology and Communications.
For example, you may approach issues such as consumer marketing and product development, food security and health and safety, or environmental monitoring and sustainability.
Specialisations may also be available on some courses if you have a specific career in mind. For example, you may specialise in agricultural production, such as organic farming. Alternatively, you might focus on business operations, for careers such as supply chain management.