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Food and Nutrition Top-up BSc (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Nutrition issues have become increasingly important in the commercial food sector, with food-related research and product developments now being regularly reported in the media. With growing demand for graduates with specialised nutrition backgrounds, our Food and Nutrition top-up degree course is a great option for anyone with existing knowledge of this field to help you get into the industry.**This Food and Nutrition top-up course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5) and has been developed in accordance with guidelines from the Association for Nutrition (AfN) with the aim of becoming an accredited course. Expanding upon your current knowledge and skills, your studies will cover core competencies for the sector, including nutritional science, current issues in food and nutrition, supply and sustainability.To help support your learning, you will have the chance to work in our cutting-edge Food Science and Innovation Suite as well as our industry standard kitchen facilities at University College Birmingham. Thanks to our celebrated links with the food industry, you will also benefit from a range of guest lectures and the latest industry research.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Specialise your studies** – Develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career through optional modules, covering subjects including food technology and food education- **Practical application** – Get hands-on working in our state-of-the-art facilities featuring the latest food testing and diagnostic equipment- **Enrichment** – Our industry connections provide you with guest lectures from experts and additional work experience opportunities, as well as the latest research from the industry**FACILITIES**University College Birmingham is renowned for its outstanding food industry training facilities. As a student on our Food and Nutrition course, you will have access to our professional standard kitchens which are used regularly for prestigious competitions, as well as our Food Science and Innovation Suite. Designed with the help of the food industry, this multi-million pound suite features the latest food testing and diagnostic technology, state-of-the-art development kitchen facilities and a bespoke sensory evaluation room.**PLACEMENTS**We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies.Employers we have worked with include Ritz Carlton Naples (Florida), NHS England, Holland & Barrett (Coventry), Food Cycle (Birmingham) and Sandwell Council (Birmingham).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Nutritionist- Food technologist- Product/process development scientist- Health promotion specialist- Nutritional therapist- Secondary school teacher (food technology)You could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) : P

A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Food, Food and Nutrition or Food Technology, with 240 credits.

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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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