Food Science with Industrial Training BSc (Hons) University of Reading




Course info


BSc Food Science with Industrial Training course you will discover how to tackle key issues facing the food industry today and gain an insight into industry with a paid professional training year.

Food science is the study of the quality, safety and nutritional purposes of foods. This course aims to give you the scientific skills and knowledge base needed to understand food processes and meet society's demands for safe and sustainable food products. Our Department has strong links with industry, and you will gain valuable professional experience through a year-long paid training placement.

Furthermore, the University of Reading is a world authority on human nutrition, food chemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology and food law. Our staff are actively engaged in world-class research and will tailor their teaching to reflect changing trends and emerging technologies within the sector.


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.

As a graduate of this course, you will be recognised as a professional food scientist by the Institute of Food Science and Technology. Our graduates embark on careers within the food industry or a related sector, working for companies such as PepsiCo, Nestlé, 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.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Food Science with Industrial Training BSc (Hons).

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£23,700.00 (24,27,975) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




Main Site

Room 208,

Pepper Lane,



RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.