Food Business Management and Marketing

Course Overview - Food Business Management and Marketing

This degree has a primary focus on the production and consumption of food products and on the behaviour of people as consumers. It covers a range of social and natural science and business subjects applied to food businesses. You will study the principles of management, economics, marketing and finance, as they apply to the management of sustainable food businesses and the global food sector. Graduates will be well placed for a wide range of careers in the global food supply chain management sector, with a well grounded understanding of the complexity of the global food chain syste...

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

Start Date



Main Site (Newcastle)

Course Address
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


ABB excluding General Studies. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not taken at A or AS level.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


AABBB at Higher Grade. Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade C in Higher Mathematics is required. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

Access to HE Diploma


30 level credits at Distinction and 15 level 3 credits at Merit. Level 3 units in business, marketing or economics are desirable.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


32 points overall. Mathematics or Mathematical Studies is required at Standard Level grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



Business-related subjects preferred.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


H1H2H2H3H3 normally including Mathematics. Ordinary Level Mathematics required at grade O2 if not offered at Higher Level.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


D3 M2 M2 in Principal Subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6 required if not taken at higher level.

Extended Project

We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that is it designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.

T Level

This course accepts the Digital Production, Design and Development T Level on a case by case basis.

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