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Masters degrees in Food Sciences study the principles of human food production. These programmes will allow you to explore different forms of commercial food manufacture, the technologies these processes rely upon and the science behind them.
Many degrees have clear practical applications, delivering the expertise required by a range of commercial businesses and industries. Others are more theoretical, analysing the technologies used to produce, preserve or transport food and drink.
Courses can be taught or research-based, awarding MSc, MRes or MPhil degrees as appropriate. Entry requirements will vary, but you'll normally be expected to have an undergraduate Science degree.
Postgraduate training in Food Sciences has lots of obvious (and not so obvious) professional applications. Food production is a big business, with large companies developing new processing methods, or techniques for creating more natural products.
Careers are also available in related fields such as agriculture (no pun intended) as businesses and governments seek to find ways of feeding growing and changing populations. Or, with the right Food Science Masters, you could even find work in glamorous and exciting professions such as winemaking or craft beer production (an excellent way to leverage some of the extra-curricular experience you may have developed as a student).
A specialist Food Science degree (such as a Masters in Food Hygiene) has its own professional outcomes. You could work with a public health service or cross over into applied fields such as catering or food and beverage quality control.
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This internationally accredited master’s degree in Life Science Management provides you as an academically qualified professional with an advanced level of comprehensive, industry-specific knowledge and management expertise for the international life science industry. Read more
Through this course you’ll explore 21st century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods taste and feel, and how they impact nutrition and health. Read more
You are interested in. food sciences. , and especially in studying. why people choose to eat what they eat. You need to obtain professional skills in consumer’s behaviour and you want to know what factors are involved in their food choices. Read more
On this course, you’ll work with expert academics from the . Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences. as you. learn to apply and maintain advanced food quality assurance systems that meet both UK and international expectations. Read more
Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading centres in Food Science and Technology in Europe and the world. The history of the Food Technology programme at the university goes back more than 50 years; it is considered to be one of the best and most innovative programmes in its field in Europe. Read more
The safety, quality and nutritional properties of the food that reaches consumers depends upon food scientists. Building on your scientific undergraduate studies, this course will allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge of the science of food. Read more
You are interested in. innovation and research. in food sciences. You need to obtain professional skills in microbiology and physico-chemistry applied to food and wine processes. Read more
The Global Food Security (Food Safety) programme is delivered by leading research active staff within the Internationally recognised Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) based at Queen’s University Belfast. Read more
Wageningen University & Research is the number 1 Agricultural University in the world (National Taiwan Ranking) and also the number 1 in the field of Agriculture and Forestry (QS World University Rankings).
We offer taught MSc courses in civil and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, engineering management, oil, gas and shipping, and mechanical engineering.
University Bourgogne Franche-Comte (UBFC) is a public university federating 7 Higher Education and Research (HER) Institutions operating in the Bourgogne - Franche-Comte (BFC) Region