Food Science - MSc

London Metropolitan University
In London

£ 8001-9000
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Important information

Typology Course
Location London
  • Course
  • London

The MSc in Food Science provides advanced study opportunities that build on your previous experience in an appropriate first-degree course. This MSc enables you to upgrade existing qualifications and gain new knowledge and skills.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
31 Jewry Street, EC3N 2EY, London, England
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Starts On request
31 Jewry Street, EC3N 2EY, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Part Time
Food Science

Course programme

Course structure

The full-time course consists of 30 weeks of taught modules across two 15-week, with part-time study following a similar pattern over two years. It is expected that the part-time format may be particularly attractive to employees wishing to extend their knowledge to a higher level by taking the whole course or selected modules. All modules are currently tailored to allow for two days of attendance with six core modules and the project module.You may take (subject to approval) the Industry Placement module to gain experience of the UK food industry.

Core modules:

  • Advanced Food Analysis
  • Food Microbiology and Safety
  • Scientific Research Methodology for Food Scientists
  • Food Business and Product Development
  • Advanced Food Processing

To qualify for the MSc award you will need to carry out a Research Project during the summer period and submit a 12,500 word dissertation.Students from industry taking the course on a part-time basis may be able to complete their dissertation at their place of employment, subject to satisfactory tutoring and supervision arrangements.

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