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Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development MSc

Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Food Manufacture / Processing (Industrial) Product Development / Diversification (Marketing) Marketing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course has been designed to prepare masters students to work in the international food supply industry. You will gain an understanding of how food can be preserved throughout the distribution chain to ensure the supply, marketing and distribution of safe, wholesome food. Develop a broad knowledge and scientific understanding of the principles for developing and preserving, managing food development and quality and commercial product management. Develop managerial skills, practical skills and behaviour change theories relevant to the food sector. Benefit from the University's approach to employability. Opt to spend a year on an international placement. You will build a broad knowledge of food processing and safety, product development, business to business and consumer marketing and the food chain. You also have opportunities to develop managerial and technical skills relevant to the food sector. You learn through: work-related learning; group work; learning sets; consultancy projects; research; peer feedback; personal reflection; mentor scheme; coursework; essays; reports. This course prepares you for a career in: technical management; product development; product management in the food supply, food manufacturing, food retailing or food service sectors; food safety; food analysis; food manufacturing; quality assurance; risk assessment management; potential progression to PhD; food consumer and market research; food merchandising and marketing; consumer insight; food innovation.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Food Chain (15 Credits) - Core
Food Marketing (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (45 Credits) - Core
Food Processing Safety And Quality Management (15 Credits) - Core
Business And Management Strategy (30 Credits) - Core
Developing Food Concepts And Products (30 Credits) - Core
Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
Work Related Learning (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have one of the following in a relevant subject: an Honours degree, 2.2 or above; an equivalent recognised qualification; an HND with significant relevant industrial experience. Relevant subjects include business, science, social science or a food related discipline. In exceptional circumstances candidates without formal qualifications are considered if they demonstrate the necessary experience, intellect and motivation.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 7,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for highly skilled employment, creative problem-solving and dealing with...more

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