Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons)

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In the light of current world and national food issues the importance of Food Science and Nutrition is currently very high in the public’s perception. This programme emphasises the scientific understanding of food during studies which will enable you to apply knowledge to a range of contexts such as food processing, quality and safety, technology and the identification of relationships between dietary intake and health. Graduates will have excellent career prospects in the food industry, consumer studies, retail management, marketing, health, dietetics, environmental health and general management areas.

The programme has a variety of assessment methods including written unseen exams, practical exams, oral presentations, practical reports, projects, poster presentations, workbooks, in-session assessments, e-learning quizzes and Personal Development Planning [PDP].

Self-evaluation is embedded within the programme, and is directly related to assessed components of coursework in core modules to encourage students to develop to their full potential, encourage reflection on the learning process and enhance awareness of progress made.

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Level of Study Undergraduate

Mode of Study 6 years part-time

Department Applied Sciences

Location Ellison Building, Newcastle City Campus

City Newcastle

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Our Campus based courses starting in 2022 and 2023 will be delivered on-campus with supporting online learning content. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to adjust the delivery of our education accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

On-campus contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with any additional restrictions, which may be imposed by the Government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors. This could potentially mean increased or fully online delivery, should such restrictions on in-person contact time be required.


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