Taught course

Food Process Engineering

University of Nottingham · Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

2.1 (Upper 2nd class honours degree or international equivalent)

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and ability to become a professional food process engineer.

This master’s course in Food Process Engineering will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge needed in the food industry, which, combined with relevant industrial training and experience, can help you on the path towards becoming a chartered engineer.

Your training will give you detailed understanding of food process engineering theory, methods and practice, and is delivered by a team of specialists including lecturers from the food industry, or with food industry experience.

Your learning will be informed by lecturers from the food industry, or with food industry experience.

This course provides specialist training, informed by industry and the faculty’s research strengths, in processing properties of food materials, from farm to fork.

The University of Nottingham has a strong research reputation in the field of food science. Our school of Biosciences is ranked no. 1 research environment in the UK for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science (2014 Research Excellence Framework).The department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is ranked 6th in The Guardian University Guide 2018 and 8th in The Times Good University Guide 2018.

Fees and funding

The fees for this course can be found on our tuition fees webpage.

Please visit our funding your masters web page for general information and advice on financial support.

Qualification and course duration


full time
- months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559