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Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The food we eat determines the functioning of our bodies. On this accredited course, you'll combine nutritional science with food science. This means you can use your knowledge of nutrition to develop innovative, healthy foods. On this course you'll:- Understanding how nutrients influence metabolism and the impact health- Understand the impact of food processing on nutritional value and food quality- Develop the latest nutritional knowledge from academics working on international researchYou'll learn how to apply science to create sustainable, nutritious, safe food. Using our specialist food facilities you'll investigate the properties of foods:- Food processing facility - learn about different technologies and engineering- Quality control lab - use equipment to assess product and process quality- Teaching lab - learn about the role of microbiology in food safety and production- Flavour lab - use our world class lab to understand flavour chemistry- Sensory science centre - test consumer preferences and understand how we perceive flavourWe have strong links with industry, which means that you'll get plenty of exposure to food companies. In the third year, you'll develop a new food product and present this to industry guests.Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here:- Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three- Study abroad - in Australia, Canada, or the USA

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,760per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Two science subjects from chemistry, biology, maths and physics (chemistry recommended); or one science and one science-related subject such as applied science, food technology, economics, geography and psychology. A pass is required in science practicals, where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies are not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 39 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    132 63%

    15th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    22nd

    4

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