Food and Nutrition Sciences (MSc)
Sheffield Hallam University
Duration: 1-2 years
Study options: Delivery at Provider Premises, Full Time, Part Time
MSc Food and Nutritional Science allows you to advance your existing relevant qualifications and specialise in the field. You'll use hands-on techniques and study food and nutrition in depth, preparing for a worthwhile career.
This course can be either part time (2 years) or full time (1 year).
This course prepares you for technical and product development roles in the food industry with a strong emphasis on nutrition. You learn about food production and nutrition in an applied setting, developing core technical skills in our state-of-the-art development kitchens, food and nutrition labs and sensory suite. You apply these practical skills to live briefs with commercial applications provided by our industrial partners, such as Morrisons and Cranswick PLC, as well as in optional placements.
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This course involves an optional industry placement, which can run for six to twelve months. These provide you with valuable industry experience and contacts.
In the professional and academic skills strand of this course you will apply your learning to academic research and commercial briefs. Examples include developing tasty healthy alternatives, understanding the impact of food labelling on consumers, developing a food product for a major food retailer partner or supporting local SMEs with food quality assurance systems.
With strong industry and alumni ties, placement opportunities and commercial briefs, this course provides ample opportunity for networking.
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Normally an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a science or recognised equivalent qualification in science. For example, food science, nutrition, health and wellbeing, exercise science or biological sciences are all relevant disciplines.
Applicants with an honours degree in an alternative discipline and relevant work experience are considered on an individual basis.
We consider enquiries from those who have substantial experience working in relevant positions in the food industry or in nutrition related positions but do not have the normal entry requirements. We may invite these potential students for an interview to discuss their particular background, experience and qualifications.
Work Experience Route
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent.
Non Work Experience Route
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
The elective modules shown below are examples of modules you may be able to choose from.
|Life-Course Approach To Nutrition||30.00||Coursework:
|Nutritional Physiology And Biochemistry||15.00||Coursework:
|Work Related Learning||15.00||Coursework:||100%|
|Developing Food Concepts And Products||30.00||Coursework:||100%|
|Food Processing Safety And Quality Management||15.00||Coursework:
Our tuition fees for UK/EU students starting part-time study in 2018/19 are:
Year 1: £3,125
Year 2: £4,375†
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
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