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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.
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Our Food Quality and Innovation MSc will teach you how to apply project management, industrial experimental design, sensory and quality design techniques to food product development - from concept to product launch. Read more
The production and manufacture of food and drink products is Ireland’s most important indigenous industry with an annual turnover approaching €24 billion. Read more
This programme prepares candidates for entry into the malting, brewing or distilling industries, or to conduct research. It covers a broad range of subjects, from brewing science and chemical engineering, to business studies and production management. Read more
This course is an ideal launchpad for graduates seeking careers in the thriving food and drink industry – an industry which is facing particularly acute skills shortages with excellent employability prospects for suitably skilled graduates. Read more
Develop the knowledge and skills for a career in the global food industry. This course balances science and business. It is taught by the School of Biosciences and the Business School. Read more
The MSc Food Economics and Marketing is a programme which provides critical training in applied economics, marketing, and quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Read more
Learn the science behind providing safe food to the public with our MSc Food Technology - Quality Assurance degree. On this course, you’ll work with expert academics from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences as you. Read more
Delve into the world of food with our MSc Food Science course. The safety, quality and nutritional properties of the food that reaches consumers depends upon food scientists. Read more
If you are passionate about food and you want to contribute on mitigating major worldwide problems as Food security and Food safety, our MSc course is your gateway for succeeding in this area.Developed with and for the industry, our graduates are highly valued by different Agrifood businesses and thus we have a very high employment rate of 94.5%* for our School. Read more