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MSc Food Innovation

Course Description

This course offers graduates from Food, Nutrition or an appropriate science related subject the opportunity to progress into research, industrial or management positions in the food and nutrition industry. The course aims to give you industry relevant practical experience whilst exploring the global and local trends in food processing and food innovations. You will examine the evidence supporting the relationship between nutrition, health and lifestyle and the physiological implications of under and over nutrition throughout the life-cycle. You will learn how to analyse the issues influencing purchasing behaviour of consumers and how to evaluate various marketing strategies within the industry.

Throughout the course you will study a range of methods for assessing nutritional status and dietary intake. You will look in depth at the role of nutrition and diet in high risk groups and in relation to specific health disorders and learn to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention studies aimed at improving health.

You will study units in; Food Innovation and Product Design, Food Managment, Food Quality & Processing, Nutrition, Health & Lifestyle, Nutritional/Food Biochemistry, Research Methods. You will also complete a disseration.

Special features

* Up-to-date, relevant course content.

* Access to state-of-the-art facilities, using the latest technology.

* You will develop strong industrial links through the Manchester Food Research Centre.

* You will automatically be enrolled as a student member of the Institute of Food, Science and Technology (http://www.ifist.org) which will give you access to membership benefits, networking and career development opportunities.

Visit the MSc Food Innovation page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will normally have a good UK Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in an appropriate science related subject and/or significant proven professional experience in a relevant field.

Course Fees

UK and EU students full-time £4,200 UK and EU students part-time £465 per 20 credits Non-EU overseas students full-time £12,500.

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