University of Surrey

Degree level: Postgraduate

Food Science (Taught)

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Course summary

Why choose this course Our MSc Food Science course will give you a firm grasp on food science and the dramatic implications it can have on human health and disease. Our food science courses are ranked 2nd in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and top 3 by The Complete University Guide 2020. Our Department of Nutritional Sciences is home to an innovative teaching and learning environment. The strength and depth of our research means you’ll not only be taught by internationally recognised researchers, but also have the opportunity to become actively involved in cutting-edge research during your studies. What you will study This course will develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level and fuel your interest in this dynamic and vibrant discipline with a focus on new product development and food microbiology. You will also gain a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition. Our teaching emphasises the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, supported by a full appreciation for the nutritional and microbial mechanisms involved. We also have excellent links with industry, enabling you to develop the skills required to pursue a successful and rewarding career in the growing area of food science. We were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, in recognition of our impact in the field of food and nutrition in both teaching and research.

Course details

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details, to the bottom right. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure and Graduate prospects etc.


How to apply

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. We are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in a relevant subject. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

FEES: For current information regarding postgraduate fees, please visit the course page on our website. The link is under Course contact details. SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: Discover how we may be able to support your postgraduate taught studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/scholarships-and-bursaries?field_student_level_value[postgraduate]=postgraduate

Sponsorship information

APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE A TIER 4 (GENERAL) VISA TO STUDY IN THE UK: To apply for a Tier 4 Visa, students must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University they wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable students to apply for their visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to not risk its status as a Tier 4 sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will issued in accordance with the Tier 4 Sponsorship and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

Food Science at University of Surrey - UCAS