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Sheffield Hallam University: Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Email admissions@shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

1. 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.

2. 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

Applied learning 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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