Teesside University

Teesside University

Food Science and Biotechnology

This programme develops comprehensive knowledge and understanding of food science and bioprocessing in the 21st century. As such it focuses on food production and processing, biotechnology and sustainability alongside food quality and supply chain management. You also have the option to explore food product development and enterprise, food microbiology and safety, or project management in great depth depending on your interest or desired career choice. You are encouraged to take a voluntary placement within local industry to conduct real-world research projects.

Entry requirements

You need to have successfully completed an undergraduate course in a science, engineering or technology discipline (2.2 minimum). International students are normally required to provide evidence of English language proficiency at a level equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Modules include, applied biotechnology; biomanufacturing; food processing technology; food production and environmental biotechnology; food quality and supply chain management; nutraceuticals, functional foods, nutrition and health; research and study skills followed by a 60 credit project. Optional modules include: food microbiology and safety, food product development and enterprise and project management.

Assessment methods

Assessment consists of a collection of formal examinations, coursework, laboratory reports and presentations.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships are available for UK, EU and international students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,590 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,060 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,060 per Year 1 (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (International) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office, School of Science & Engineering
Telephone number: 
01642 738800