Embark on a fascinating journey to learn how food, nutrition and exercise impacts on our wellbeing and health. Explore the role of fitness and nutrition in promoting public health, and consider food and consumer choices from a safety, quality, and nutritional perspective.
Working in the state-of-the art labs, you’ll master analytical techniques and learn how to test food professionally. You’ll understand consumer food behaviour and how to influence and implement change to improve the nation’s health.
You will learn about the fundamentals of food, nutrition and exercise, including:
Food handling skills; The functionality of raw and cooked food ingredients; The key social issues in nutrition, sport and exercise; How nutrition, metabolism and digestion relate to diet and health; How to analyse food and drink using a range of scientific techniques; The nutritional needs throughout an individual’s lifespan.
2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at BBBB plus Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBC plus Maths at National 5.
School of Applied Science
Food and Drink