Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Food Science and Technology

Course options

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Course summary

Course overview: This is the ideal launch pad if you have an interest in a career as a food scientist, food technologist or food engineer. You can complete an optional work placement year, at no extra cost. As the world population increases, food technologists are challenged with developing innovative applications in agricultural technology, biotechnology and processing of raw food materials, as well as understanding the link between food, nutrition and health. The work is varied, stimulating, challenging and offers excellent career prospects. Currently over one million people are employed in the UK food industry, which is worth around £75 billion to the gross national product. Almost every food item you see in the supermarket will have had some input from a food scientist, food technologist or food engineer during its development. With an in-depth knowledge of agricultural food production, the raw food materials and how these can be handled, processed and packaged, such professionals ensure that the food offered to consumers is safe, nutritional and meets legal health and safety standards. As well as requiring technical skills, their work may include business development, marketing and management. After the course: You will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding, experience and skills appropriate to food science and technology. This will provide you with a range of career opportunities in the massive food sector. There is a growing UK and international market demand for graduates in this area.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course page link provided (or visit www.tees.ac.uk).

Assessment method

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How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
D631
Institution code:
T20
Campus name:
Teesside University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are normally invited for interview. Each applicant will receive an individualised offer following an interview. In cases where an interview cannot take place the typical offer will be 112 tariff points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent, one of which should be Biology. Key skills Level 3 and General Studies A level may be accepted. GCSE English Language and maths at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance.

Provider information

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Teesside University, Middlesbrough
Teesside University
Middlesbrough
Tees Valley
TS1 3BX


Clearing contact details

Clearing

01642 738400

Course Clearing information

Additional information

UK students: our Clearing line is open every weekday, 9.30am - 4.00pm. When you have received your results, call us or visit our website to use our online Clearing enquiry form for September 2022 intake. International students: visit www.tees.ac.uk/international for information on courses available for September 2023 intake. Alternatively, from 1 August, visit our website for information on a limited number of course vacancies available for September 2022 intake.


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