University of Reading

Degree level: Undergraduate

Food Science with Industrial Training

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Course summary

Develop the scientific skills and knowledge needed to understand food processes and meet society's demands for safe and sustainable products. Study the fundamental science behind food and nutrition, the processes involved in production, and human physiology. This course is accredited by the Institute of Food Science & Technology. A key component of this degree is a year-long professional placement, which occurs between your second and final year. Placements can help enhance your employability and build your network. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/food-and-nutrition-ug/bsc-food-science-with-industrial-training

Course details

Modules

Sample modules may include: *Farm to Fork *Microbiology of Food Spoilage and Preservation *Composition, Properties and Analysis of food *Food Processing *Food Product Development Check our website for more details of the course structure.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D615
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BBC including grade B in two science subjects, including at least one of Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Unistats information

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90%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £24500 Year 1
International £24500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Food Science with Industrial Training at University of Reading - UCAS