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Food Science with International Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The programme aims to provide you with a degree-level education from which graduates can enter a career in the food industry (or employment in other sectors of the food chain, or related scientific sectors) as scientists and to develop their capacity to undertake research into the science of foods. Students will learn to integrate the scientific disciplines relevant to food and to apply and communicate scientific knowledge to meet the needs of industry and the consumer for the production and marketing of safe and quality foods. The Food Science programme aims to: - Provide a programme of education which can enable its graduates to enter a career in the food industry as scientists capable of ensuring the production and marketing of safe and quality foods;- ·Provide a broadly based scientific education whose graduates can also enter into employment in other sectors of the food chain or related scientific sectors where they can apply their scientific skills;- ·Allow individuals to develop their capacity to undertake research into the science of foods; - Provide undergraduates with opportunities to develop their inter-personal and communication skills; - Enable graduates to meet the entry requirements of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).This programme comprises of a foundation year (Part 0) provided through the International Foundation Programme (IFP) which provides access to higher education in Britain to international students who do not possess the normal entry requirements of GCE Advanced level qualifications or the equivalent. Through the part 0 you will be equipped with subject specific and general study skills which will enable you to cope with the demands of undergraduate study. This is achieved through the provision of high quality teaching which is sympathetic to the needs of students from a wide range of educational backgrounds

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,830per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C - A*

Grades A* - C (9-4) in five subjects.

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 39 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    134 63%

    12th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    30th

    5

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