Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Food Innovation

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.

Entry requirements

Students 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 modules

Modules: dissertation and research methods; food innovation and product development; food management; food nutritional biochemistry; food quality and processing; food safety and hygiene management; global food security and sustainability.

Assessment methods

Assignments including critical review articles, presentations, practical experiments and data analysis reports, case studies and an independent dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
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0161 247 6969