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Food Processing Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Food Manufacture / Processing (Industrial)

Course type


Course Summary

This course builds on your science, maths or technology-related degree and enter an expanding industry. Choose between separate study pathways to suit your interests, aspirations and prior experience. Benefit from part-time, full time or blended learning- studying around your other commitments. Develop the skills needed for a rewarding career as an engineer in the food and drink industry. You gain valuable experience and knowledge, ready to enter a buoyant employment market with a shortage of skilled practitioners. You learn through: lectures, seminars and tutorials; practical lab sessions; case studies; individual and group projects; online/blended learning. The course leads to career opportunities in the food and drink sector, where there is a high demand for scientific and technically qualified individuals. You study in traditional, classroom contexts and apply your knowledge through projects and case studies. Throughout, you'll be supported in your independent and supervised studies by expert industry practitioners.

Different course options

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

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Engineering Principles (15 Credits) - Core
Food Manufacturing Engineering (30 Credits) - Core
Food Safety Engineering And Management (30 Credits) - Core
Group Project - International Product Development (15 Credits) - Core
Sustainability, Energy And Environmental Management (15 Credits) - Core
Mechanical Engineering Principles (15 Credits) - Core
Project And Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Rheology And Multi-Phase Flow (15 Credits) - Core
Lean Operations And Six Sigma (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a minimum of 2:2 honours degree in a relevant science or technology subject, such as physics, chemistry, biosciences, biology, computer science, mathematics, geology, design technology or sports technology and A Level Maths or equivalent.

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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