University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Food Quality and Health

Students on this course explore the agri-food industry and the key skills needed to meet the challenges posed by national and global food security.

Entry requirements

Candidates will require an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, typically science or engineering. This should be a 2.1 as a minimum although relevant experience and recent study may be taken into account for candidates without that minimum. In the case of the MSc, such candidates would typically be offered places on the PG Cert or PG Dip in the 1st instance with progression onto the MSc dependent on achieving the required standard. Candidates on the MRes may transfer to the Professional Doctorate with approval from the relevant Examination Board.

Course modules

Core modules: nutrition, health and consumers; food quality; food manufacture; sustainable food production.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time - 2 calendar years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005