University of Lincoln

Degree / Foundation

Undergraduate and Foundation Degrees


Postgraduate programmes


Multidisciplinary research for the food industry


Welcome to the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) – leading in part-time study for food industry employees and innovation with businesses.

NCFM is dedicated to helping food industry employees advance their careers. We understand the demands of studying while working in this fast moving, dynamic industry and balancing family commitments. Our part-time Apprenticeships and distance learning degrees provide flexible study options for those working in Quality and Technical roles and Operations Management.

NCFM is also committed to helping the sector innovate. We work with employers and partners towards this goal, aided by our partnership with leading equipment suppliers and our outstanding specialist facilities, food factory and cutting-edge automation.

Coming soon...

New Degree Apprenticeships in: Food Science and Technology, Food Manufacturing Management, Food Supply Chain and Operations Management with NCFM

UK’s first degree apprenticeships to support higher level skills for food manufacturing

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The National Centre for Food Manufacturing

University of Lincoln
Park Road
PE12 7PT 



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