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MScFood Chain Systems

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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Overview

The Food Chain Systems MSc has been developed as a result of extensive industry-led research. The course examines the whole of the food chain from pre-harvest to market with the overall aim of enhancing the quality and safety of food.

Increasing consumer awareness and demand regarding food quality, nutrition and safety issues, coupled with intensifying competition within the rapidly changing food industry, has created a demand for individuals who are able to drive success in the management of key food chains in a modern global economic market.

Our Food Chain Systems MSc has been developed as a result of extensive industry-led research. It represents a unique offering within the UK and Europe in that it examines the whole of the food chain from pre-harvest to market through the integration of science, technology and management.

The holistic approach of the MSc responds to the increasingly integrated food supply chain (‘farm to fork’) and will equip you with the relevant knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to pursue a wide variety of career opportunities in today’s food industry.

Programme structure

The formal taught component of this course comprises eight compulsory modules. Each module is two weeks in duration, consisting of one week of lectures, practical work, site visits and one week for private study.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will be able to pursue or enhance careers in a variety of key areas such as: – Logistics – Production – Research – Retail – Storage – Supply.

Employers will exist in a variety of food-related sectors including: – Food manufacturers and production companies – Food retailers – Government agencies – Logistics and supply chain – Management companies – Research institutions.

Cranfield graduates are very successful in achieving relevant work. Some 93% are in relevant employment or further study six months after graduation. For professionals already in industry, Cranfield qualifications enhance their careers, benefiting both the candidate and their employer.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States