Masters degrees in Food & Beverage Technology offer advanced study of production techniques for food and drink. Courses may also include the study of the resources for food and drink production, and environmental sustainability.
Related subjects include Food & Beverage Science and Food & Beverage Production. Entry requirements normally include a relevant undergraduate degree such as Engineering Design or Food Science.
Courses in this field offer an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and developing the production, composition and design of Food & Beverage products. Studies typically include a combination of methodologies from disciplines such as Mechanics, Engineering, Technology and Biochemistry.
For example, you may explore issues related to supply chain management, including analysis of resources, manufacturing systems and process efficiency. Alternatively, you might examine food quality management, including systems for producing food safely, or analysis of product conformity and issues related to branding and labelling.
Careers in this field may include frontline manufacturing roles such as the design and maintenance of machinery, automation and robotics. Alternatively, they could include management roles, such as environmental surveying or quality assurance monitoring.