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Food Bioscience

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) - approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland; it satisfies the educational requirements for membership of the Institute. It is also approved by the Royal Environment Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS) to meet the pre-registration academic standard for the Scottish Food Safety Officers' Registration Board.

Year 2
Introduction to Microbiology, Mechanisms of Cellular Regulation, Core Skills in Biosciences 2, Immunology, Genomes and Bioinformatics, Fundamental Cell Biology, Practical Skills for Biomolecular Sciences.

Year 3
Molecular Diagnostics, Biotechnology, Analysis of Food, Food Science, Food Commodities, Nutrition and Public Health, Core Skills in Food Bioscience.

Year 4
Placement (double module), Quality Systems in Food Manufacture, Food Toxicology, Project and Workshop (double module).

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements:
Relevant HNC or HND

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D611

Course Length

2 - 3 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General