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Food and Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

  • ID:UB440117
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

 One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59,, Reading: 59,, Speaking: 59,, Writing: 59,

Other Requirement

  • Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)

A level 3 qualification in science is preferred.


Course Information

The core subjects of this highly relevant new course include human anatomy, physiology, microbiology and the principles of food and nutrition, as well as specialised areas such as clinical nutrition, immunology, food microbiology and biotechnology.

As you study and progress, you will develop a number of transferable skills including: independent thinking, planning and problem solving, observation and analysis, and communication.

These will enable you to seek career opportunities in hospitals, government departments, academic organisations, charities, the publishing industry and a range of other public and private sector organisations.

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  • Chemistry And Molecular Genetics (BHS006-1) Compulsory
  • Essential Skills In Food And Nutrition Science (BHS009-1) Compulsory
  • Human Anatomy And Physiology (BHS004-1) Compulsory
  • Microbiology And Biochemistry (BHS002-1) Compulsory
  • Food Microbiology And Biotechnology (BHS016-2) Compulsory
  • Human Metabolism (BHS023-2) Compulsory
  • Immunology (BHS027-2) Compulsory
  • Medical Physiology And Human Nutrition (BHS003-2) Compulsory
  • Skills And Food Analytical Techniques (BHS019-2) Compulsory
  • Applied Plant Science And Food Security (ANI006-3) Compulsory
  • Clinical Nutrition And Immunology (BHS023-3) Compulsory
  • Food And Nutrition Science Research Project (BHS025-3) Compulsory
  • Public Health Nutrition And Nutraceuticals (BHS024-3) Compulsory
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Pre Courses

  • Foundation Year

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you an alternative entry route to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

On completing this course you are likely to progress into one of the following areas:

  • Research and development in the food and nutrition, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.
  • Research and development in government or academic laboratories.
  • Scientific writing, publishing or sales.
  • Further training, e.g. dietetics, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy.
  • Teaching of science.
  • Skills developed in information sourcing, data analysis, and presentation also allow graduates to seek employment within a broad range of non-scientific careers, from managerial posts to politics.
  • Further study: MSc by research - a practical, research based Master’s degree. MSc - a taught master’s degree in a related area. Within the Department of Life Sciences we run MSc courses in Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Management.PhD research in the biosciences.
  • Within the Department of Life Sciences we have recent PhD students working in nutrition, food safety, cancer research, autoimmune disease, protein biochemistry, neurobiology, and environmental bioscience and biotechnology.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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