Taught course

Food Science

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Food Science and Nutrition
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

A BSc 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

With the advancement of food technology, food manufacture has allowed for enhanced food quality, improved food safety and increasingly competitive options for consumers. Developments in food production have also given way to consideration of the impact on food safety.

This course will provide you with a broad knowledge of food science focusing on chemistry and biochemistry, whilst giving you the necessary background understanding of physics, mathematics, and biology to excel in this field. You’ll develop the ability to apply fundamental scientific concepts to understand and manipulate the complex characteristics of foods. The programme will also allow you to challenge current issues in food production and issues arising from food safety.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details please refer to course website.

Fees and funding

University scholarships available to UK/ EU and International Students. Please visit: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130536/funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment17
Dissertation33

Course contact details

Name
Nicola Bhuller
Email
mscenquiry@food.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 2958