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Food Science and Nutrition - Complete University Guide 2020

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Our reputation

Rewarding careers

100% of our recent graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE survey)

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Undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

The food industry is rapidly growing on a global scale. There is an international need for graduates who understand food chemistry, production, processing and storage, as well as the effects that food and diet have on our bodies and health. As a food science or nutrition graduate you could go on to work in manufacturing, nutritional therapy, quality assurance, product development or research.   

We also contribute modules to the interdisciplinary Natural Sciences degree, which is taught across Science and Environment.

Studying with us

94%

overall student satisfaction

National Student Survey 2019

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Annabel Miller
Student | BSc Nutrition
I chose to study nutrition because it combines my interests in both food and health. I also like the diversity of the subject and the fact there's job opportunities for nutrition graduates in a variety of different food-related areas.

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

Find out more about our diverse student community from example profiles of our current students and alumni.