University of Reading

University of Reading

Nutrition and Food Science

This course focuses on the interface between human nutrition and food science, an area of increasing importance to consumers, government and the food industry.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a significant element of chemistry and/or biological science.

Course modules

Modules include: scientific basis for nutritional requirements and policy; genes, lifestyle and nutrition in health and disease; metabolism; sensory attributes of food; chemistry of food components.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289