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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