University Centre Reaseheath has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The challenges facing food production today have never been greater. Food security, sustainability, nutrition, and food waste needs innovative thinkers able to respond to these global issues. This course aims to develop graduates capable of meeting the demands of the food industry of the future. The course is delivered in the £7.4 million UCR Food Innovation Centre, an industry-leading academy with an international reputation in the food and drink sector. The course provides an in-depth knowledge of the food industry with core modules in food science, sustainability, and new product development. Learning is assessed by a combination of assignments, reports, practical assessments and examinations. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree students may progress onto the one year BSc top-up to gain a BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing with Operations Management.
Level 4 Food Materials and Product Manufacture Food Safety in Manufacturing Food Science and Composition Introduction to Human Nutrition Food Processing and Packaging Food Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Level 5 Food Innovation and New Product Development Applied Nutrition in the Food Industry Research Methods Sustainable Supply Chain and Environmental Awareness Work-Based Learning Food Analysis and Texture
Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. Assessment weighting varies depending on course and year of study. For more information please see our Course Information on our website.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
For mature students (aged 21+) substantial work experience will be considered, as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|