This is a three year program for most students.
In your first year, you will learn about nutrition as well as the chemical and physical properties of foods, food ingredients and other materials related to the food industry. You will also explore the complex biochemical links that connect nutrition and health. You will attend both lectures and practical classes in an actual food processing facility.
You will become more familiar with the relationship between food, the human metabolism and the effects of diet on health and disease. You will also explore process engineering in the food industry.
You have the option of taking a placement opportunity in the food and drinks industry between your second and third years.
You will explore social policies relating to health and nutrition, the science of nutrient gene interactions, and other advanced studies. You will also deliver a research project with the assistance of a member of staff.