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Food and Consumer Science

Abertay University

Content

This degree is vocationally relevant and blends academic learning with practical skills. You’ll learn practical skills alongside leading-edge experts to help you uncover:

The nutritional requirements of a person throughout their lifespan; What drives consumer food choices; What are the quality and safety requirements for manufacturing foods; How to innovate and make healthy delicious foods ensuring they’re safe to eat; How to improve products and processes to make the food industry more efficient and sustainable.

You'll have an opportunity to gain real life experience through a 10-week placement in Year 3, putting your academic learning into practice.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBC plus English and Maths at National 5.

For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at BBB including Biology, Chemistry or Health and Food Technology.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

DN69

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Science, Engineering and Technology

Department

Food and Drink

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General