Professor Carol Wagstaff - University of Reading, AFTP Director
Dr Jane Parker - University of Reading, Flavour Centre
Dr Lisa Methven - University of Reading, Sensory Science Centre
Dr Caroline Rymer - University of Reading, Agriculture Policy & Development
Dr David Jukes - University of Reading - Food & Nutritional Sciences
Dr Emma Bennett - University of Reading, Food & Nutritional Sciences
Dr Andrew Ainslee - University of Reading, Agriculture Policy & Development
The MSc in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an independent programme of research within the workplace.
A flexible pathway delivers training that crosses traditional skill disciplines within the fields of food and agricultural science and the MSc programme brings the opportunity to engage in critical reflection upon existing scientific literature and current state-of-the-art research findings towards the planning and execution of original industry-based research. Graduates of the programme will acquire cognitive, practical, professional and transferable skills to enable them to assume leadership roles within the industry.
The research project is conducted within the participant’s workplace with additional access to facilities and expertise within the AFTP. The project will be supervised by at least one academic supervisor (a permanent member of academic staff The University of Reading) and one company-based supervisor.
Developed with leading academics from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences and School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, in conjunction with the AgriFood AFTP’s academic and industrial partners and collaborators typically, holders of the MSc qualification can expect to gain the following knowledge, understanding and skills:
The taught component aims to provide a depth of understanding at the cutting edge of current knowledge across a broad base of disciplines relevant to the modern food industry. The programme has been designed as flexible, modular training to allow for part-time and online study to enable participants to balance study with work.
Completing this course results in a postgraduate qualification. See Our Qualifications for more information.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530