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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-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you want to study food and nutrition at a British university but don’t have the correct qualifications, our four-year BSc Food Science with International Foundation Year programme enables you to undertake an undergraduate food science degree.You will complete a foundation year (called Year 0) before progressing onto our three-year BSc Food Science degree. This means you can apply for a single four-year visa that covers the whole duration of your studies.The foundation year is designed to equip you with the subject-specific and general study skills needed to cope with the demands of undergraduate study. Our high-quality teaching is geared towards the needs of students from a wide range of educational backgrounds.For more information, visit the International Foundation Programme website.**Careers** Food is Europe's largest and most buoyant industry, and there is a constant demand for graduates with knowledge of technical skills and ways to tackle the latest consumer issues. University of Reading 2017 Food Science graduates had the second-highest median salary of such graduates six months after graduation (based on The Sunday Times 2019 Good University Guide's analysis of 2017 graduate salaries six months after graduation.)As a graduate of this course, you will be recognised as a professional food scientist by the Institute of Food Science and Technology. You can embark on a career within the food industry or a related sector, working for companies such as PepsiCo, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Unilever and McCormick.Additionally, you may decide to move into another areas, such as teaching, accountancy and environmental health. Our degrees are also a stepping stone to MSc or PhD study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,700per 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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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

5 GCSE grades A*-C (9-4).

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • 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 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town 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

    11th out of 43 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    133 69%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    15th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    23rd

    7

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