Master Online

Food Technology for Industry - Online

Cardiff Metropolitan University

60 months
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This online, flexible and distributed learning (FDL) MSc in Food Technology for Industry - Online of Cardiff Metropolitan University aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and new product development, with specific reference and application to their own practice.


Food Technology for Industry - Online of Cardiff Metropolitan University is intended to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, as well as developing their knowledge, skills and competencies.

No attendance at the university is required for this programme, since it is delivered by electronic means only. 


The programme provides the potential for current and aspiring technical and NPD staff including QAs and technologists in the industry to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in in which they work. It is a vehicle for facilitating career progression within an existing company or in order to move to a higher employment position.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Food Quality Management Systems 
  • Global Food Safety 
  • Work Based Learning 
  • Global Food Product Conformity
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits

MSc/PgD/PgC - 180/ 120/ 60



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc in Food Science/Technology or relevant honours degree in science. Occasionally applicants with degrees in other disciplines may be considered if the can demonstrate substantial senior-level experience in within the food industry.
  • In addition, all candidates must normally be able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant setting. The applied nature of the programme and the emphasis on critical reflection requires candidates to have relevant experience on which they can focus and develop their studies.
  • All candidates must be working in a food and/or drink manufacturing environment to enable them to apply the practical elements of the assignments.
  • Please note that this programme is not suitable for entry directly after graduation, nor for applicants who are seeking a Masters level programme in order to move into the food manufacturing industry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 60 months.


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