Taught course

Advances in Food and Beverage Packaging

University of Chester · Institute of Food Science and Innovation

Entry requirements

Applicants require any first degree, or suitable experience in the packaging industry.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to provide the knowledge needed for you to successfully design and manufacture packaging for a range of food products, backed up by the science and research of industry professionals.

Food packaging design and manufacture accounts for 2% of GDP in developed countries (European Committee for Standardisation). Without effective packaging, food spoils and food security is compromised.

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Advances in Food and Beverage Packaging aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills that will enable you as a manager or leader to make informed, higher-level decisions that enhance competitiveness, innovation and new market opportunities.

Our course delivery method, modular contents and assessment procedures have been selected to facilitate entry or return to higher-level study. This is advantageous for busy professionals with other competing commitments or who have been away from higher education. Collectively, these will help stimulate a desire for new knowledge and further upskilling for the benefit of the UK food and drink sector industries.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511 000