3 - 4 years
The food and drink industry is dynamic, fast-paced and high-tech – not to mention potentially well paid. With plenty of exciting opportunities for progression, and roles that require varying levels of responsibility, your career path could go in one of many directions. It’s really down to you.
Food Technologists are key to everything. From checking the quality of raw ingredients, to assessing the final product, you’ll work hard to ensure that food is safe – and consistently delicious. You’ll also experience the satisfaction of helping to develop new products from scratch.
Gain a hands-on understanding of the food industry – including food product development, food technology, food safety and nutrition – on a course with strong links with major food retailers, and manufacturers, leading to exceptional career opportunities.View more
Prepare for a career as a nutritionist helping the public to understand and apply nutritional information on this Association for Nutrition (AfN) accredited course. You gain the knowledge and skills to work in public health and become an AfN associate nutritionist. You can then progress to become an AfN registered nutritionist, highly valued by many employers.View more
Study a course designed to give you the knowledge and skills to become an associate nutritionist recognised by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). You can then work towards becoming a registered nutritionist, highly valued by many employers.View more
3 - 6 years
The programme will combine food science, technology and nutrition with the objective of creating innovative food products whilst ensuring that they are safe, wholesome and nutritious. This will also help address future issues such as, prevention and treatment of chronic disease, malnutrition, resource depletion and food fraud. New product development (NPD) is a key element, whilst industry relevant areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, team and project management are embedded in the programme.View more
The Professional Certificate Food Technology (with Bakery, Dairy, Meat or Nutrition Specialism) is aimed at those working in the food manufacturing industry who wish to achieve a higher education qualification, gain credit for their knowledge and experience, and progress within their career.View more
The food industry is the UK's largest manufacturing sector and is experiencing a shortage of talented professionals to work in commercial, technical and product development roles. This course gives you the knowledge and skills in food production, food legislation, food product development and nutrition to take on a range of exciting career opportunities in this vibrant and fast paced industry.View more
If you’re interested or involved in any part of food product development, from concept to counter, this course helps you gain the skills you need to succeed. In addition to the one-year full-time course, there is also the option to take a UK or overseas work placement of typically 12 months.View more
1 - 2 years
Specialise in public health nutrition on a course developed following Association for Nutrition (AfN) guidelines. You cover the scientific background of human nutrition at a subcellular and population level, and professional aspects such as policy implementation. Graduates of this course can join the AfN as an associate nutritionist, enhancing their professional status.View more