Food Science study in the UK

Food Science in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Food Science.

UK Food Science Courses

Introduction to Food Science

Be it how many fruit and vegetables to eat per day, genetically modified crops or sugar content in the latest child marketed drink, Food Science is never far from the headlines or our thoughts. Studying this degree at a UK university means you are fascinated by the key aspects of food – how it is produced, is it safe, how it reacts to natural elements and if it can combat illness and disease.

Food Science is forever adapting to changing trends in an attempt to look for new ways to make food taste better, be safer and improve cost and manufacturing. Students will study a range of modules including food composition, food safety, microbiology, product development, sustainability and physiology.

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The UK is widely regarded as a world leader in Food Science, and as such many industry professionals will visit and teach at your chosen institution. Sandwich placements are also an option for students who wish to spend a year gaining firsthand experience in the industry.

Careers in Food Science

The food and drink industry is the largest manufacturing industry in Europe, and there are a wide range of careers and further education opportunities for graduates to move into. Career avenues include research, hygiene, nutrition, packaging, analysis, quality control and buyer. Food related careers can also be sought in areas such as marketing and journalism. 

Food Science Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 34 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Food Science in the UK?

To learn more about the best Food Science courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Food Science universities in the Complete University Guide 2016 below:

  1. University of Surrey
  2. King’s College London
  3. University of Leeds
  4. University of Nottingham
  5. Coventry University
  6. University of Reading
  7. Queen’s University Belfast
  8. Aberystwyth University
  9. University of Newcastle
  10. University of Hertfordshire

How SI-UK can help with your application

If you are interested in learning more about Food Science in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Learn more about our university application services, and don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you an offer from a UK university on a Food Science programme.

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