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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

Develop a deep knowledge of the food system - and study at three academic institutions across Europe - with our MSc in Food Systems course.

This new master’s programme has been launched in collaboration with EiT Food, Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, which works to make the food system more sustainable, healthy and trusted.

Gain advanced understanding of the food system

The programme aims to give you knowledge of the food system in its entirety. You will:

  • identify short-term and long-term consequences of decisions involving different components of the food chain
  • translate innovations into feasible business solutions
  • explore and generate new ideas in response to current and future challenges
  • use knowledge, ideas and technology to create new or improved products, services, processes, policies, business models or jobs
  • apply cutting-edge research, processes and techniques towards new venture creation and growth in cross-disciplinary contexts
  • transform practical experiences in the food sector into research problems and challenges.

Learn from industry experts through a variety of interactive lectures and seminars, practical laboratory classes, case study-based learning, group work and online learning.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our MSc in Food Systems course is ideal if you want to pursue a career in the food industry or food-related research.

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 39 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    134 63%

    12th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    30th

    5

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