Taught course

Food Quality and Innovation

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Food Science and Nutrition
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent qualification in a relevant science subject, usually including modules in food processing and/or engineering.

All key modules should also have strong grades (none below 2:2 UK equivalent). Please check your marks using international equivalent qualifications. We will ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript.

We expect all applicants to provide a supporting statement indicating a career aim or interest in food product development, knowledge of which is the key objective of this degree.

Food related industry and/or research experience is welcomed, but not essential, and can also be considered alongside a relevant science degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Food Quality and Innovation MSc will teach you how to apply project management, industrial experimental design, sensory and quality design techniques to food product development - from concept to product launch.

You will develop in-depth specialist knowledge of scientific techniques and practical skills in the assessment and control of food quality, food safety, product design and new product development.

In addition to industrial monitoring of quality, you will also study industry standard techniques and international standards in quality and safety management, as well as the impact of EU law and legislation on food products.

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,500 (total)
International students
£26,750 (total)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
mscenquiry@food.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 0347