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Food Science and Innovation MSc Online

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Online / Distance learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, NOV-21, JAN-22, MAR-22, MAY-22, JUL-22, SEP-22, NOV-22, JAN-23, MAR-23, MAY-23

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Manchester Metropolitan University has been paving the way in nutrition and food science research since 1880. This Food Science and Innovation master’s degree combines Manchester Met’s rich expertise with new technology to give you the specialist food and nutrition knowledge you need to succeed.

From the effect of climate change on crops, to increasingly volatile food prices and unpredictable fluctuations in supply and demand, the pressures on the global food industry show no sign of abating. And, with those issues continuously shifting in focus, it’s more important than ever to find innovative solutions that adapt quickly and intelligently to problems. With this in mind, there has never been a better time to develop the skills you need to discover, innovate and shape the future of food with our MSc Food Science and Innovation.

The curriculum of the course has been built around functional, contemporary food science skills so you can apply what you learn right away. You’ll learn from highly-qualified academics with years of industry experience and blend the latest food safety and sustainability models with key industry skills. And with modules such as Future Food Sustainability, you will be given a platform to understand the pressures that are facing the industry today and develop the skill set to help solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Delivered 100% online, you’ll study at your own pace to achieve a masters in as little as two years, growing your professional network through virtual seminars and group tasks with students across the world as you go.

There are six intakes annually for this course, with programmes starting in January, March, May, July, September and November.

Features and Benefits

  • Be at the forefront of new thinking - innovative research from the University’s dedicated Food Nutrition and Occupational Health team underpins this programme’s broad and challenging syllabus, developing your practical skills, theory and workplace understanding.
  • Harness new technology - thanks to virtual lab simulator Labster and video content created especially for the programme, you will get to grips with important scientific processes, with only a laptop and an internet connection.
  • Study your way - from an easy application process, the opportunity to begin your studies at six different entry points in the year and the choice to pay per unit you study, we’re here to do everything we can to help you achieve your goals without taking a career break. Our Virtual Learning Environment has been expertly designed to help you study when and where it suits you best.
  • Grow your worldwide professional network - through our live online seminars with tutors and peers, you will regularly collaborate with other students around the globe, making invaluable industry connections that can open doors now or in the future.
  • Be supported every step of the way - we pride ourselves on our students’ study experience. As a Global Online student, you will be assigned a dedicated Student Success Advisor who’ll be there to cheer you on from the side-lines and help you to get the most from your time with us.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 122 3

    22nd out of 43 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    119 56%

    64th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    79th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    50th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    123 64%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    21st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    1

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