University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Food Production Management

This course equips science and engineering graduates for a career in production or technical management in this industry. Students acquire a basic knowledge of the special factors associated with food processing and food quality assurance, they are also equipped with management skills that enable them to contribute to this industry in both the developed and developing worlds. A feature of the course is the strong interaction with the food industry. There is an opportunity to visit a number of food factories and speakers from industry make a significant contribution to the course. Many of the research projects involve links with industry.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants holding other qualifications may also be accepted. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: introduction to managing operations; core competences in food production management; food factory designs and operations; food and factory design; supply chain management in practice; preservation and manufacture of food; industrial ergonomics: jobs, culture, change; food flavour; fundamentals of hydrocolloid technology; science, technology, arts and business; food manufacturing case studies (5 credit); food manufacturing case studies (10 credit); managing projects; food topics; organisational concepts for biomaterial trading; management science for decision support.

Sponsorship information

Some European and University studentships may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Whole course (International) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

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