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MSC Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development (with Work Experience)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Develop a broad knowledge and scientific understanding of the principles for developing and preserving, managing food development and quality and commercial product management
  • Develop managerial skills, practical skills and behaviour change theories relevant to the food sector
  • Benefit from the University's approach to employability
  • Opt to spend a year on an international placement

This course has been designed to prepare masters students to work in the international food supply industry. You will gain an understanding of how food can be preserved throughout the distribution chain to ensure the supply, marketing and distribution of safe, wholesome food.

How you learn

You will build a broad knowledge of food processing and safety, product development, business to business and consumer marketing and the food chain. You also have opportunities to develop managerial and technical skills relevant to the food sector.

You learn through:

  • work-related learning
  • group work
  • learning sets
  • consultancy projects
  • research
  • peer feedback
  • personal reflection
  • mentor scheme
  • coursework
  • essays
  • reports

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • technical management
  • product development
  • product management in the food supply, food manufacturing, food retailing or food service sectors
  • food safety
  • food analysis
  • food manufacturing
  • quality assurance
  • risk assessment management
  • Government Organisations/Non-Government Organisations
  • potential progression to PhD
  • food consumer and market research
  • food merchandising and marketing
  • consumer insight
  • food innovation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,660overall cost

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 39 4

    49th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    119 57%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    20th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    22nd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    111 55%

    62nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    42nd

    12

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