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Course summary

The food and drink industry is a global business that is thriving; the food industry in the UK alone contributes almost 90 billion to the economy. While career opportunities within food and nutrition continue to expand, there is still a worldwide shortage of qualified graduates with food and nutrition knowledge and skills. You will gain an understanding in the key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation including aspects of food toxicology, policy and food legislation from an EU perspective. This is an academically challenging and professionally relevant programme which will enable you to pursue a career in the area of food and nutrition. The course is aimed especially at those interested in the relationships between food, nutrition and health, who wish to pursue a career within this challenging and rewarding environment. Professional Recognition - This programme is accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).

Entry requirements

Applicants for the PgCert/PgDip/MSc must hold an Honours or non-Honours degree with a pass mark of 50 percent or equivalent standard (e.g. Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate) in a relevant subject area from a university. Relevant subject degree areas include biology, biochemistry, food and nutrition, food science, human nutrition, physiology or other relevant degree discipline. Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

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Food and Nutrition at Ulster University - UCAS