Food Innovation, M.Sc. | University of Greenwich | Chatham, United Kingdom
12 months
15100 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This MSc in Food Innovation from University of Greenwich is aimed at graduates and professionals looking to build careers in the food science industry (and especially in product development). 

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The Food Innovation course at University of Greenwich builds your knowledge and understanding of how ingredients are developed and launched, from concept to completion. It is based on the expertise of staff working in areas including human nutrition and public health, food chemistry and microbiology, product development, packaging, food safety, legislation, and sustainability.

What you should know about this course

  • Our course can enhance your existing practical skills and applied knowledge.

  • The course is well-suited to students with backgrounds in biology, chemistry, nutrition, biotechnology and hospitality.

  • You can study part-time and combine learning with work commitments to continue your personal development.

  • As part of the compulsory courses, you sit the Level 3 award in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) for Food Manufacturing course offered by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment 
  • Environmental Footprinting and Climate Change 
  • Food Preservation 
  • Innovations in Food Packaging 
  • Applied Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Applied Food Microbiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A relevant Bachelor's honours degree (UK equivalent) class 2:2 or above (or an overseas equivalent).
  • If there is no degree relevant, a professional qualification and experience in the field of food science and technology may be acceptable.
  • Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.
  • Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.


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