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What will I learn?

Our Food Science and Nutrition BSc degree will give you an in-depth understanding of the scientific aspects of food science and nutrition and the wider implications of diet on our health and wellbeing.This course provides a balanced curriculum exploring the applications of pure sciences to food whilst also covering aspects of how a number of food components affect health. The breadth of topics you will study will allow you to appreciate the key positions of food in society, health and well-being, as well as in the manufacture, marketing and retailing of foods. You will also build knowledge of related laws and regulations.At the interface between food science and nutrition, graduates will be key in the development of new healthy eating trends. You will develop a broad skillset and receive the intellectual training needed to enter a range of careers or to move on to a higher research degree.**Why study at Leeds**- Graduate with an Institute of Food Science and Technology accredited degree at a university ranked 2nd in the UK for Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Guardian League Table 2022 and in the Top 100 in the world, Shanghai Ranking 2021.- Take advantage of our world-leading research here at Leeds, in areas such as digestion and delivery, food safety, functional biopolymers and novel food design.- Experience expertise teaching, delivered by a programme team who specialise in a wide range of food science and nutritional disciplines and have extensive industry experience- Put theory into practice, with access to our specialist facilities, including lecture theatres and labs fully equipped with the latest technology to support your learning.- Start building your future career path from day one, establishing relations in the field with industry professionals through our strong partnerships with UK industry such as Mondelez, Arla Foods, Sainsbury’s and more.- Broaden your experience before you graduate and give your CV that competitive edge with our industrial work placement opportunities and study abroad programmes.- Make the most of your time at Leeds and be part of our Leeds Food Science Society where you can meet more of your coursemates and lecturers.**Accreditation**This degree is accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology.This accreditation signifies that Leeds offers the best possible food-related education, giving students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter into employment in the food industry, research, education and the public sector.Studying an accredited degree can help you to stand out to employers because it assures them that you meet the standards of the food profession.

Which department am I in?

School of Food Science and Nutrition

Study options

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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