|Faculty:||National Centre of Food Manufacturing
|Field of Study:||Food Technology and Processing
Operations Management and Supervision
|Description:||Shaped by major food industry employers, the Foundation's level Food Manufacture (Operations Management) program aims to prepare students for key operational roles within the sector, where there is demand for highly skilled managers. The course is designed to provide specialist knowledge of food factory processing and automation, management, quality assurance, and new process development, offering students the opportunity to develop a strategic overview of the industry. It focuses on the science and management of the local, regional, and global food supply chain and considers the impact of economic and environmental drivers on food markets, while aiming to develop key skills in leadership, critical analysis, and creative thinking.
This program is offered on a part-time basis and run predominantly through distance learning. Students typically complete the Foundation course in two and a half years and have the option to enrol on level three of the bachelor’s degree, following a short bridging course, to pursue more in-depth study for an additional two years. Direct enrolment on to the bachelor’s degree is available for students who meet the entry requirements.