University of Chester

Degree level: Postgraduate

Food Science and Innovation (Taught)

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Course summary

This course aims to develop your specialist skills and knowledge and combine food science, technology and nutrition to meet the challenges facing the industry. Course overview Population growth, both globally and within the UK, will continue to put pressure on all elements of the agri-food supply chain. A fully coordinated approach directed towards food safety, security, quality and sustainability is needed. This course aims to develop your specialist skills and combine food science, technology and nutrition to meet the challenges facing the industry. Why study this course with us? This course has the objective of creating innovative food products while ensuring that they are safe, wholesome and nutritious. Our MSc in Food Science and Innovation integrates the key elements required to address the future needs of industry and the global population. The course is of benefit to individuals looking to enhance careers in the many areas of the food supply chain. It will be of particular benefit to individuals with an interest in areas such as new product development, food processing and manufacturing and the food service industries.

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment will take the form of practical assessment and industry-focused reports and projects. There are around 36 hours of contact time per module grouped into three days, then one hour of remote contact time. You will also be expected to undertake 200 hours of private study per module.


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:1 or a 2:2 honours degree with significant industry experience (two to three years) in any of the following: Food Science; Biochemistry; Nutrition; Biology (with a strong Biochemistry component). International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please see our website for current fee information https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2022-23

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


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