Food Science and Nutrition at University of Greenwich - UCAS

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Course summary

Study a course designed specifically to meet the need of the growing demand for trained technical staff to work in the thriving food sector in the UK. Study a course that combines a rich selection of modules in the areas of food science and nutrition that will provide you with a solid grounding in all aspects food production and food systems and knowledge about the role of human nutrition in food production. Drawing on the expertise of staff across the faculty, working in areas such as food systems, food processing, nutrition, product development, environmental management, sustainable packaging, food safety and quality management, chemical and microbiological analysis, legislation and standards, and ethical sourcing, you will be able to apply your knowledge to analyse real-world food and business problems. You will also be trained in laboratory techniques and testing, enhancing sustainability and creativity, and addressing climate change within food chains, giving you experience that is vital for employment and postgraduate study. The course also focuses on the application of digital technologies. This degree offers you the opportunity to gain a qualification and experience that will help you find employment in the food sector, potentially larger than the UK automobile and aerospace industries sectors combined, and which has a shortage of technically trained staff. What you should know about this course

  • A highly qualified, research active team, with extensive industrial experience and strong links with employers.
  • Access to a wide range of up-to-date facilities including new food processing and product development areas.
  • An option to take up an industrial placement.
  • The course is taught on the Medway Campus in Kent, at the heart of a major food producing area.


All degree courses are made of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures. Module content, and how each is module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy. We also accept a combination of different level 3 qualifications provided they meet the subject requirements and overall tariff requirements.

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English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at

Food Science and Nutrition at University of Greenwich - UCAS