• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Students are introduced to both the theoretical and practical aspects of management within the food manufacturing sector including planning, logistics, technical support, and resource management.

The (Hons) Food Operations and Supply Chain Management programme at at University of Lincoln aims to provide students with the necessary technical knowledge in order to support the safe production of food within their roles. The course acknowledges the importance of a holistic, all-encompassing farm-to-fork supply chain focus across the food sector.

Your Future Career

Students on this programme may progress to roles including food manager, operations manager, production manager, manufacturing manager, business unit manager or general site manager. 

The BSc (Hons) in Food Operations and Supply Chain Management also aims to equip students with the essential practical and professional transferable skills to enable them to reach their potential within the food sector as well as academic, industrial, commercial, government and environmental settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Quality Assurance, HACCP and Hygiene
  • Food Science
  • Food Sector Business , Finance, People and Performance 
  • Health & Safety, Energy and The Environment 
  • Inventory and Procurement Management
  • Managing Self and Others in Food Organisations 
  • Project Management and Management of Change 
  • Supply Chain Analysis

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: CCC
  • A foundation degree, BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Merit, Advanced Apprenticeship in Food Manufacturing or a related subject will be considered.
  • Vocational and Professional qualifications will also be considered.
  • Ideally, candidates will have been employed in a managerial or supervisory role in the food manufacture or related industry.
  • In addition, applicants must have at least 2 GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C or above. Equivalents are accepted for example Functional Skills Level 2 or IELTS.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    5400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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