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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Nutrition-related issues are high on the public policy agenda and our Food and Nutrition degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the commercial food sector.**Who’s the course for?**There is increased demand for graduates with high-level food skills and specialised nutrition backgrounds. This course, developed in accordance with guidelines from the Association for Nutrition (AfN), has been designed to explore food science as well as the skills required for food preparation.**Why should I study the course?**- **WORK PLACEMENTS** – Boost your real-world experience through work placements in the industry during your second and third years- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Develop a specialism relevant to your career aims through optional modules covering subjects such as sports nutrition or product design development- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Put your training into practice working in our cutting-edge Food Science and Innovation Suite and professional kitchens- **ENRICHMENT** – Our great links with the food industry provide you with an array of enrichment opportunities including guest lectures and industry research**Great. Tell me some more**You will get the opportunity to tailor your degree to suit your own career goals. For example, you might want to focus on functional foods, specialised diets or product development.You will get the chance to work in our new Food Science and Innovation Suite, which features the latest food testing and diagnostic technology alongside state-of-the-art kitchen facilities.**What skills will I gain?**As well as the comprehensive knowledge and skills you will acquire at university, you will be encouraged to gain work experience as a great opportunity to put what you have learned into practice alongside qualified professionals.We have developed close working relationships with food science and product development industries and can offer you a wide range of placement opportunities alongside your studies. Our hired@UCB team will make sure you are well-matched for your placement and support your progress throughout your work experience.**What about the future?**You will be able to move into a wide variety of food industry areas including new product development, the health sector or you can continue your education to postgraduate level in a specialised area such as dietetics. Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career in:- Health education, both at a local or national level- Hospital laboratories- Product and menu development- Advisory work- Research and teaching

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per 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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A level : CCC

UCB will accept A Level in General Studies for this course and will also take into consideration applicants who are studying an extended project.

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University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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