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Year of Entry 2021/22
BSc (Honours)

Food Marketing Management (1 year top-up)

Full-time Food and nutrition

Top up your existing qualifications to honours level; gaining the skills, knowledge and experience that you need for the fast-paced food industry.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year
International/EU: £13,995 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? NN5F
When do I start? September 2021

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Course summary

  • Top up your existing foundation degree or qualifications to full honours level
  • Learn the ins and outs of the food industry - studying both manufacturing and retail perspectives
  • Gain the practical experience and theoretical knowledge that food marketing requires
  • Benefit from excellent graduate career opportunities - whether in management, buying marketing or development.

This course is based on the final year of our BSc (Honours) Food Marketing Management, and allows students to top up their qualifications and specialise in the food industry. You'll tackle the subject from a range of angles, and prepare yourself for a rewarding career.

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How you learn

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The degree provides you with the expertise that you need to pursue a career in food marketing, business management or food product design and development. There is an emphasis on critical and creative thinking - you'll learn how quick responses can make every difference in the food industry, and you'll develop the analytical, technical, commercial and professional skills that you need for them. Students will learn to identify market niches and satisfy consumer demand; gaining valuable business and management acumen.

You learn through

  • Seminars
  • Lectures
  • Projects
  • Laboratory sessions
  • Coursework
  • Examinations

Course leaders and tutors

Simon Bowles
Simon Bowles
Lecturer in Nutrition

Applied learning

Live projects

There are numerous real-world studies and projects that are undertaken throughout the course.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Food marketing
  • Food buying
  • Food product development
  • Food retail management

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Unilever
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Samworth Brothers
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco
  • Asda
  • Northern Foods

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • Modern kitchens and facilities at Sheffield Hallam's City Campus

Entry requirements

All students

Normally one from

• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules

• equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Exploring Food Strategy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Food And Nutrition Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Food Innovation Consultancy Challenge Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Food Perception And Consumer Behaviour Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Food Marketing Planning Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2021/22 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £13,995 per year.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Food and nutrition courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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