What will I learn?

About the course

This course is what you are looking for if you want to gain a complete understanding of foods systems management in the context of public health and environmental protection and sustainability. It will focus on developing your knowledge and skills in food analysis, processing and hygiene to address safety and quality aspects.

The School continues to develop its facilities with an impressive laboratory infrastructure and the University will soon be opening a new building specifically for STEM subjects. All teaching is informed by research to ensure you are informed of current and emerging developments in the field and the School also has strong links to external stakeholders in industry and practice sectors.

Studying this course will create career opportunities for you in government agencies, industry and other organisations related to the broad area of food systems management allied to public health and environmental sustainability. Recent graduates are currently employed in diverse sectors including healthcare, pharmaceutical, food, research, science and education, whilst others have secured funding to pursue PhDs and/or places to study medicine.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is integral in all units to check that you have met the threshold standards expected of all graduates. They are also linked to learning, designed to develop key subject specific and transferable skills for future employment. The requirements of each assessment will be detailed in a formal assessment brief document and discussed in teaching sessions. Units that include an end of unit examination shall include a formative exam experience to prepare students. The assessment tasks will include: - Poster presentations - End of unit examination (unseen written examinations); - Problem-based learning, based on case studies, - Laboratory report - Poster presentation - Reflective writing and portfolio submissions - Open book examination Dissertation report writing.

Which department am I in?

School of Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,275.00 (US$ 17,561) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

Luton Campus

Park Square,

Luton,

LU1 3JU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed a four year degree from a regionally accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.5 or higher or a GMAT in excess of 580.

For international students

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience. IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element; TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17.

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

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