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Food Business Management MSc Extended Masters with Intership

University of West London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-21

  • Duration

    21 months

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.

Internship

There is also an opportunity to take this course with a 30-week (min. 1200-hour) internship. This will allow you to put theory into practice in the real world, acquire new skills and explore career opportunities. You will need to secure your own internship and you will be able consult the UWL Careers Team for relevant information.

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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,275per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

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