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Sheffield Hallam University: Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development with Work Experience

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department College of Business Technology and Engineering
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.

Please also note, this course is now closed for international applications. We are still accepting home applications at this time.

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: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

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

Applied learning - Work placements

The work-related learning module gives you a valuable insight into the roles of process or product development technologists, or product account technologists, and the importance of continuing professional development. It also allows you to practically apply the skills you learn during the course.

The placement is an additional opportunity for you to develop your practical skills, either in the UK or abroad. You are supported in securing a placement through a series of employability workshops offered by specialist academic staff. There is also a dedicated postgraduate placement team who manage placement opportunities.

Live projects

All students will have access to a mentor scheme within the work related activities. Working with a mentor will enable students to understand and critically analyse the range of opportunities available to them.

Networking opportunities

The work-related learning opportunities, visiting guest lectures, work experience opportunities and mentor scheme all demonstrate the industry engagement available to you.

The course is designed and delivered by an industry-experienced team of academic staff, with an international focus as it attracts students from all around the world.

MSc

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