University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Food Innovation

This programme has been designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of key steps in the development and launch of new ingredients and products to contribute to healthy living and lifestyles. It is intended to prepare graduates from a life science or catering background for careers as professional product development scientists, based upon a clear understanding and competency of science-based subjects. The aims of the programme are: to innovate and find practical solutions in value added activities; to develop insight into the development of healthy and nutritious food; to provide the ability to enhance creativity and sustainability within the food chain; to enhance employability skills and tools required by the food chain.

Entry requirements

A relevant Honours degree (at least 2.2 or above); or a professional qualification and experience in the field of food science and technology may be acceptable. Where English is the second language, an IELTS average score of 6.0 is required. In some cases, it may be possible to take into account acquired prior learning and experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Marketing, innovation and management; new product and process development 1; research methods; planning for professional and personal development; research project; innovations in food packaging; human nutrition and public health; applied food microbiology; applied food chemistry and biochemistry.

Assessment methods

Assessment consists of a combination of examinations and essays, class based tests, presentations and tutorials, reports of tutor-led laboratory and field-based activities, and reports of independent project work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,350 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4TB South East

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