About This Programme

There’s a growing demand for people with technical skills in the UK’s dynamic food sector. Our Food Science and Nutrition BSc provides a strong foundation in all aspects of food production and food systems, including the role of human nutrition sustainability in food production.

This BSc programme provides you with knowledge, skills and experience that is fundamental for a successful career in the food sector. You will receive training from our expert and diverse staff in analysing real-world food and business problems, laboratory techniques and testing. The programme will increase your knowledge on enhancing food security, sustainability and other challenges within food systems. Our staff through collaborative research provide research-led teaching and are well-linked with industry partners.

Programme Team

The team that leads this programme are food- science, -safety, -innovation and -marketing specialists with experience in food- science, -microbiology, -chemistry and -engineering.  Their research focuses on antimicrobial resistance, understanding the role of foodborne pathogens within the agroecosystem, new product development, food safety, laboratory quality management and alternative proteins.

Career Opportunities

This BSc can launch your career as a specialist food technologist or a product and process expert. It can also be a pathway into food science teaching and research, as well as into food marketing, national food control systems as well as supporting food businesses.