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Food and nutrition

We have over 30 years' experience of delivering food and nutrition courses. In the National Student Experience Survey (NSS) 2010, our courses received an overall satisfaction rating of up to 97 per cent.

Our food and nutrition staff are in demand for their industry expertise. Many have national and international research reputations spanning a range of themes, including obesity and appetite, plant bioactives and food supply. We also have industry experts in the Centre for Food Innovation, and use this knowledge to keep your learning at the cutting edge.

We use our extensive links with businesses and organisations such as Sainsbury's, Haribo, the NHS and local authorities to ensure that our food and nutrition courses prepare you well for a career in the industry.


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BSc (Honours) Food and Nutrition

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time

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Gain the professional, practical and theoretical skills needed for a career in the food industry. This is an applied course, which focuses on the key stages involved in producing a new food product from selecting the raw materials through to development, production and launch. You can then further develop these skills and improve your employability with a one year placement with organisations such as Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline and Nestlé.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code DB44

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Specialise in public health nutrition on a course developed following Association for Nutrition (AfN) guidelines. You cover the scientific background of human nutrition at a subcellular and population level, and professional aspects such as policy implementation. Graduates of this course can join the AfN as an associate public health nutritionist, enhancing their professional status.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Study a course that enables you to understand how appropriate nutrition, diet and lifestyle choices can improve the health or performance of individuals or population groups, such as athletes. You can choose to specialise in either sport and exercise or food depending on your career ambitions.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code L535

Subject area

If you’re interested or involved in any part of food product development, from concept to counter, this course helps you gain the skills you need to succeed. In addition to the one-year full-time course, there is also the option to take a UK or overseas work placement of typically 12 months.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Study a course that enables you to understand the role of nutrition and public health advice in the prevention and management of nutrition-related diseases and conditions. You gain the knowledge and skills in communication methods, health policy and population nutrition needed for a career as a nutritionist in public health or health promotion.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code B400

Subject area

BSc (Honours) Food Marketing Management

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time

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This course is designed for students who have a strong interest in food and how it is marketed. You learn how the food industry operates from both a manufacturer and retailer perspective and gain the skills needed to work in this fast moving and competitive industry.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code DN65

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Enhance your knowledge of food safety on a course designed for food and nutrition graduates, and those with practical experience in the industry. You learn the fundamentals of good manufacturing practice with a focus on food traceability and crisis management. If you progress to the PgDip or MSc stage, you explore global issues that help prepare you for the emerging demands of the food industry.        

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Gain the professional, practical and theoretical skills needed for a career in the food industry. This is an applied course, which focuses on the key stages involved in producing a new food product from selecting the raw materials through to development, production and launch. It allows you to top up your current qualifications to honours degree level.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code DB64

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This course is designed for students who have a strong interest in food and how it is marketed. You learn how the food industry operates from both a manufacturer and retailer perspective and gain the skills needed to work in this fast moving and competitive industry. The course is based on the final year of our BSc (Honours) Food Marketing Management and it allows you to top up your current qualifications to honours degree level.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code NN5F

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Study a course that opens up exciting career opportunities in the food and drink industry. This course has been developed in collaboration with some of the UK's biggest food and drink manufacturing companies and best loved brands. You gain practical experience through paid industry placements and develop specialist expertise in food engineering, food manufacture efficiency and sustainability.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code H791

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of food technology with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Develop your experience and knowledge of delivering hospitality to customer expectations on this career-focused course. You gain an operational understanding of food and drink as part of the customer experience, balancing this with delivering a profit. The course allows you to top up your current qualifications to honours degree level.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code N8D6

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