What will I learn?

**Why choose this course**Our food science courses are ranked 2nd in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and top 3 by The Complete University Guide 2020. We have also ranked 10th for Biosciences in the Guardian University Guide 2019.Our Department of Nutritional Sciences is home to an innovative teaching and learning environment. The strength and depth of our research means you’ll not only be taught be internationally recognised researchers, but also be able to become actively involved in cutting-edge research during your studies.**What you will study**Food science is a multidisciplinary subject that applies sciences such as chemistry and biology to the study of food.Our BSc Food Science and Nutrition will give you an understanding of the raw materials that will become food, how they interact and how food science can have dramatic implications for human health and disease. Food safety also forms an important component of the course, as food can be a major source of disease-causing chemicals and microorganisms.Our course will not only provide you with a thorough understanding of food composition and analysis, but will also give you a high standard of experience in nutrition and microbiology.**Foundation year**The BSc Food Science and Nutrition with foundation has an additional year of study designed to support your transition on to latter years of the course. You will study full-time for one year at foundation level, and after successfully completing it you will be ready to move on to the next three years of the course. The structure of the foundation year will provide you with a mix of subject-specific content in biology, chemistry and mathematics as well as academic skills development, providing you with an excellent grounding for your studies.This qualification is subject to approval. This means that it has received initial agreement from the University and is currently undergoing a detailed final approval exercise, through the University’s quality assurance processes.

Which department am I in?

FHMS - School of Biosciences and Medicine

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Students need to pay £21,700. Professional training: £1,850. Annual fees will increase by 4% for each subsequent year of study, rounded up to the nearest £100, subject to any overriding applicable legislative requirements.

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

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Stag Hill

Stag Hill,

Guildford,

Surrey,

GU2 7XH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have an minimum quality point of 3.2 will be considered.

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About this uni

Surrey strives to inspire students to view the world in new ways, to be bold in their work and experience all that student life brings.

  • Based in Guildford, 35 minutes from London
  • 23rd in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • Many subjects in the top ten for student satisfaction
  • Pathway programmes and pre-sessional English courses