Taught course

Food Studies

Institution
University of Exeter · College of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree in any social science, humanities or environmental studies. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Applications from candidates with relevant professional experience and evidence of good research and writing skills will also be considered.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • We’ll prepare you to understand, critically assess and practically engage with foodways and food systems in industrialised and non-industrialised societies
  • Our core modules provide interdisciplinary perspectives drawing from fields such as archaeology, classics, history, anthropology, sociology, geography and political economy
  • Optional modules allow you to develop focused expertise in areas such as sustainable food production, health and nutrition, community development, education, or business and social enterprise
  • You can choose to undertake a placement or internship to gain valuable experience and develop professional networks
  • Engage with real-world examples, such as the impact of COVID-19, learning about their implications, and rise to the challenges and opportunities they present. Read more here.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/anthropology/food-studies-ma/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/anthropology/food-studies-ma/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192