University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme has been designed to provide students with knowledge and understanding of key steps in the development and launch of new ingredients and products to contribute to healthy living and lifestyles. It is intended to prepare graduates from a life science or catering background for careers as professional product development scientists, based upon a clear understanding and competency of science'based subjects. The aims of the programme are: to innovate and find practical solutions in value added activities; to develop insight into the development of healthy and nutritious food; to provide the ability to enhance creativity and sustainability within the food chain; to enhance employability skills and tools required by the food chain.

Course Modules

Modules include: Marketing, innovation and management; new product and process development 1; research methods; planning for professional and personal development; research project; innovations in food packaging; human nutrition and public health; applied food microbiology; applied food chemistry and biochemistry.

Course Additional Entry

A relevant Honours degree (at least 2.2 or above); or a professional qualification and experience in the field of food science and technology may be acceptable. Where English is the second language, an IELTS average score of 6.0 is required. In some cases, it may be possible to take into account acquired prior learning and experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,350  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees