Taught course

Food Manufacturing Engineering

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science

Entry requirements

Normally one of the following • 2.2 honours degree or above in a science or engineering subject • suitable professional qualifications in an engineering field • degree in a technical area plus at least one year of relevant experience • diploma in a technical area plus at least three years of relevant experience Overseas students • India – a first class BE in an relevant discipline or a good second class BE with a strong performance in core engineering subjects • China – a four year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent • Other countries – a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject Applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below the required level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level. International and European entry qualifications If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is ideal if you are a practising engineer or recent graduate looking to open up exciting career opportunities in the food and drink industry. Designed in collaboration with the Food and Drink Federation, the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink and some of the UK's biggest companies, and supported by our Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering, it gives you the knowledge and skills to become a technical specialist in this growing sector.

• Develop expertise in food engineering, manufacture, efficiency and sustainability.
• Gain industry knowledge through guest lectures and real life projects.
• Enhance your technical skills in our specialist engineering and food laboratories.
• Use the course to work towards chartered engineer status.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months months
part time
24 months plus a work-based project months

Course contact details

Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science
+44 (0)114 225 5555