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Professionally accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology, the Food Science and Technology degree at Cardiff Met aims to provide you with a broad understanding of modern food industries. The course combines theoretical studies and practical work, which may be applied in the modern industrial food environment. The modular structure of the course is designed to allow you to develop your own career path according to the modules selected. The degree continues to perform well in recruitment to the food industry post graduation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Food Science and Technology of the United Kingdom, Institute of
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||To include two C grades at A level, one to be in a Science/Food Technology subject; or equivalent|
|A level||BBC||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two C grades to include a Science/Food Technology subject|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Science or Food Technology related subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits||112 points, other grade combinations accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Highers considered for entry depending on the number of Highers taken and grades achieved|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*||Science or Food Technology related subject|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCD||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two D grades including a Science/Food Technology subject|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||To include a relevant subject such as Science/Food related|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||112 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades CC, to include a Science/Food Technology subject|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered, to include two H2 grades, one to be in a Science/Food Technology subject. Minimum grade H4 considered within points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language, Maths & Science. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language, Maths & Science.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM||Science or Food Technology related subject|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D*||Science or Food Technology related subject|
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
Fees and funding