University of Reading

University of Reading

Nutrition and Food Science

Make use of the largest range of dedicated food laboratories in a UK university, as part of a Department with extensive industry contacts. Our Department is a global player in key aspects of food and nutritional sciences research. Examples include the development of pre- and probiotics, the evaluation of the health impact of functional food ingredients, the study of flavour chemistry and the quality assessment of food processing methods. Recent substantial investment has ensured that we can provide education in high quality facilities. These include a large pilot plant containing processing equipment for food product development work, advanced taste panel facilities, the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition studies and specialist laboratories for assessing human gut microflora. Our industry contacts are extensive and provide significant research funding, and support our teaching programmes. As a Department with a strong research focus, we have a large number of PhD students. Suitably qualified master's students frequently continue with us on a PhD programme. Our students consistently comment on the welcoming and friendly attitude of our staff. We are enthusiastic about our work and will inspire you to achieve your goals. • Accredited by the Association of Nutrition • Become an 'Associate Registered Nutritionist' upon graduation • Join a Department with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research • Benefit from the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition, a human nutrition research group that is unique in the UK

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,300 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 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

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Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289