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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

•Gain specific knowledge and skills in key areas of food technology. •Develop the skills and competencies required for a successful food and nutrition career.This course prepares you for a range of careers in the food industry with roles in food product development, quality assurance, technical management, buying and more. We actively engage with food retailers and food manufacturers and design our course around industry needs to ensure that you enjoy excellent career opportunities.You are taught by a team of lecturers who have research or managerial experience in the food industry. They are members or fellows of the Institute of Food Science and Technology, and the nutrition lecturers are registered with the Association for Nutrition.You learn through* lectures * seminars * practical sessions in state-of-the-art facilities * guest lectures from leading industry professionals * problem based learning * workshops * a live consultancy project in the final year * self-directed learning activities **Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Due to our strong relationships with regional, national and international employers, we can help you to secure a great placement opportunity and support you while you are there.Previous students have gained placements at organisations such as Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Bakkavor, Greencore, Unilever, GSK, Premier Foods and Samworth Brothers.**Networking opportunities**Industry professionals from a variety of disciplines present guest lectures and lead workshops giving you subject knowledge across a variety of modules from first year through to final year. You will have the opportunity to meet employers as part of the placement process at employment fairs. Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) engagement encompasses opportunities at all levels at various events, competitions, committees and career events.You also work on a live consultancy challenge during the final year, where you are given a brief from an industry partner and need to design, plan and deliver solutions.**Competitions and awards**In the final year you have the opportunity to enter the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) Young Scientist Competition. You will also have the opportunity to apply for an additional leadership award. This is delivered by external industry consultants and is a great way to enhance your CV.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:BBC at A LevelDMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 39 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    117 68%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    21st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    29th

    10

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