Taught course

Food Science and Technology

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

BSc in Food Science/Technology or relevant honours degree in science. Mature students who do not possess a first degree, but who can demonstrate relevant industrial/professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in a range of sectors. The programme combines theoretical studies and practical elements, which can be applied in the modern food and nutrition environment.

There are two main streams for this MSc, one focuses on Food Safety & Technology, the other on Nutrition & Policy Studies.

The structure of the assessment programme will allow students to focus on issues relevant to their interest.

The Cardiff School of Health Sciences, which teaches this course, also houses The Food Industry Centre. This is both a research and practice based centre supporting the activities of the food industry throughout the UK, especially in Wales.

Modules offered as a guide:

  • Biochemistry & Food Analysis
  • Food Technology & Biotechnology
  • Research Methods
  • Food Safety Management
  • Food Quality Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Current Issues in Nutrition
  • Dissertation

Information for international students

Please visit our website for further information for international students: Welcome to the International Office

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Ara Kanekanian
+44 (0)29 2041 6449