Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Food Science and Technology (Taught)

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Course summary

The food industry in the United Kingdom has developed a world-renown reputation for the production of exceptional quality, safe, wholesome products. To maintain this position in the global market, it is vital that the workforce is equally competent and highly skilled. The Masters of Food Science and Technology at Cardiff Met has been designed to provide you with professional training combining comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within the fields of food science and food technology. It is ideal for students and professionals seeking to expand their career prospects into a wide range of food manufacturing, commercial, government or research roles in the broad field of food science and food technology. Students will be presented with tasks to develop and strengthen their knowledge, leadership, research and problem-solving skills in order to meet the global challenges associated within all aspects of the food industry, from farm to fork. The university is home to the Zero2Five Food Industry Centre, a leading centre of excellence that provides food businesses with technical, operational and commercial support to enable them to compete more effectively. The Centre has an international reputation for food safety research and provides expertise, training and advice to the food industry, and students undertaking this degree will benefit from the close association and expertise from the Centre and staff.

Course details

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used. These include closed (or open) book examination, written assignments/ essays, practical report plus a dissertation on a chosen research topic for the MSc.


Entry requirements

BSc honours degree in relevant science and/or technology subjects. Under certain circumstances, applicants who do not possess a first degree, but who can demonstrate relevant industrial/professional experience will also be considered.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £1200 Module
England £1200 Module
Northern Ireland £1200 Module
Scotland £1200 Module
Wales £1200 Module

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Food Science and Technology at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS