The Department of Food Business and Development is multi-disciplinary and highly integrated, with a strong postgraduate research focus. The Department’s teaching and research is focused on food business and the consumer, co-operative business, rural development, international development and food security. It is supported in this endeavour by two centres:
In addition to conventional university teaching, it offers innovative blended learning programmes, facilitated by e-learning technologies and distance learning.
Undergraduate degrees include BSc (Hons) Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship and BSc (Hons) International Development and Food Policy as well as contributions to the BComm suite of programmes. The Department also offers a range of postgraduate courses, both taught and research based programmes that can lead to Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctoral Degrees.
These include taught programmes such as