This Food Science degree from London Metropolitan University provides advanced study opportunities that build on your previous experience in an appropriate first degree course enabling the upgrade of existing qualifications, while also developing knowledge and skills.
The course team has particular expertise in food analysis, food microbiology and including food safety, spoilage and fermentations, product development and quality control, as well as an excellent understanding of food sustainability, food policy and nutrition.
This expertise is reflected in the range of modules offered in the MSc with analytical facilities available for study and research, and opportunities to be involved in food analysis, food product development and food manufacturing projects.
The Microbiology Research Unit team provides vital support and research topics for the dissertation element of the course and other staff members are involved in food manufacturing consultancy. London Metropolitan University has an excellent research profile, with food science staff publishing in highly rated journals and supervising PhD students appearing on radio and television as experts.
Where this course can take you
The food industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector and there is a massive demand for qualified professionals. The skills and knowledge developed in your MSc will enhance your career opportunities in food and related industries including manufacturing, product development, marketing, environmental health, consultancy, research or education. Graduates are also well prepared for research and for postgraduate study (PhD). Interview practice with industry support and CV development is also integrated into the course.
Our recent MSc graduates have gone on to join the following positions and companies:
- food technologist – Haydens Bakery
- technical legislation coordinator – United Biscuits
- process development – Bakkavor
- technical team member – Food Partners Group
- quality control – Nestlé
- nutritionist and quality analyst – Krush Global
- business development manager – Kerry Group
- consumer technologist – Wealmoor Ltd
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- Advanced Food Analysis
- Food Microbiology and Safety
- Food Product Development and Processing
- Food Safety and Quality Management
- Food Science Research Dissertation
- Scientific Research Methodology
- Food Science Industrial Placement
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesMicrobiology Food Sciences View 116 other Masters in Microbiology in United Kingdom
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You will be required to have:
- a lower second honours degree (or equivalent) in food science or a related subject such as microbiology, biochemistry, nutrition or agricultural sciences
Mature students with lesser qualifications but extensive appropriate experience will be considered on an individual basis.
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International16225 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16225 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
UK: £1,035 per 20 credits
Int: £1,805 per 20 credits
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.