University of Reading

University of Reading

Food Science

The course is built on the basis of sound science and an ability to ensure that it is applied successfully to provide consumers with safe, nutritious and wholesome food. Industry and governments need highly qualified staff who can combine a knowledge of the fundamental science of food with the more practical issues associated with its application.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a pure or applied science, or equivalent from a university outside the UK.

Course modules

Modules include: Chemistry of food components; food safety and microbiology; fundamentals of human nutrition; sensory attributes of food; food processing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289