Food & Drink Innovation MSc
  • Apply your own specialist capability and develop new sector specific expertise through specialist education and collaborative mixed-team working on industry-linked innovation projects
  • Learn about industry expectations as you are supported and mentored by experienced industry professionals and academic specialists
  • Follow a curriculum designed in collaboration with Scotland Food & Drink, Skills Development Scotland and Interface Food & Drink to meet the demands of the Food & Drink sector
  • Get involved with our highly successful commercial arm Food Innovation @ Abertay and with interdisciplinary researchers from across the University

The MProf Food & Drink Innovation (Packaging & Sustainability) offers a unique postgraduate experience, specifically designed in discussion with industry bodies (Scotland Food & Drink, Skills Development Scotland, Interface Food & Drink). As postgraduate students, highly talented individuals will work in mixed-discipline teams to develop innovative food and drink packaging and sustainable solutions. Working closely with academic staff who are highly experienced in the food & drink industry and in academic teaching, and under the guidance and mentorship of food & drink industry representatives, you will develop professional skills and knowledge relevant to the food & drink industry.

During the course of your studies you will ultimately be expected to demonstrate applied excellence in your specialist area, as well as professionalism, flexibility, the ability to adapt in team working situations, and creativity and innovation towards product development. This intensive programme will expose you to a breadth of practice encountered in the food & drink industry, ideally preparing you for an exciting and creative career in a vibrant and expanding sector.

MSc Award
January, September Start
Full-time Study Mode
1 years Duration
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Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants must hold an honours degree at 2.2 (lower second class) or better in a suitable subject such as: biosciences, chemistry, science, product design, engineering, food, nutrition or consumer science degree, computing, marketing, or business.

The University is committed to a wider access policy and accepts applications from candidates with recent relevant academic, professional or employment experience who can show that they would benefit from study at masters level. These will be considered on an individual basis. We welcome applicants in employment and from the Food & Drink industry itself for FT and PT study, for those who may seek an accelerated route to a postgraduate qualification.

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