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Food Business Management MA Extended Masters

Food Business Management MA Extended Masters

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Business Studies Food Process Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The hospitality industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, showing it to be a sector resilient to economic turbulence. As demand for highly skilled employees in the industry continues to increase, this food business management course will equip you with the ability to design, manage and lead developments in the food business.

Your studies will focus on the role of the manager and the issues they may face within the international food, food service and hospitality sectors. You will also explore new findings in food research.

In addition, you will become part of a strong professional network who can support you with coaching and mentoring as you develop your career plans.

Course detail

On your MA Food Business Management, you will benefit from a comprehensive programme of academic study and will be encouraged to make the connections between theory and practice. The school, which has been running hospitality management courses since 1991, boasts strong business links, and will support you as you begin to develop your professional network.

Led by a team with expertise across food and hospitality, this course takes an innovative approach. You will examine topics ranging from management theory and practice to food supply chain management.

The course will help you to approach business challenges from a global perspective and assess situations from financial, commercial, societal and cultural standpoints. We embrace product innovation, while remaining aware of the ethical and nutritional responsibility of business in modern society.

You will learn to find innovative solutions to help you promote food businesses. You will also come to understand how to develop action plans based on theoretical frameworks that you will be able to apply throughout your career to manage change effectively.

Extended Masters option

If you have an undergraduate degree, but do not quite meet the entry criteria for this course, you may qualify for our Extended Masters. You will take two extra modules to prepare you for the course and you must study full-time. We also provide English-language support if you need it. Once you complete these two modules, you can progress directly onto the standard Masters course.

Study & career progression

This course will deliver professional development opportunities to senior managers which can enhance promotion prospects, open up new career opportunities and create greater long-term career security.

For sponsoring organisations it serves as a basis for developing senior staff as thought leaders and also assists in senior staff retention.

On successful completion of the Master’s degree you can progress onto an MPhil or a PhD research degree.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

15 months

Start date

JUN-20

Modules

Critical Thinking, Analysis and Evaluation - Core
Advanced Study Skills - Core
Project Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,975

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

To study the Extended Masters programme you will need: a Bachelor's degree.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more