Cardiff Metropolitan University

Food Science and Technology (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) Cardiff Metropolitan University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

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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.

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Professional bodies

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  • Food Science and Technology of the United Kingdom, Institute of

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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
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.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points To include a relevant subject such as Science/Food related
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
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D* Science or Food Technology related subject
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM Science or Food Technology related subject
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
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

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

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced Level B2 Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic 52.0 No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 TOEFL Internet required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £12,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts

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