Food Quality Safety & Nutrition - with Professional Studies

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Food Quality Safety & Nutrition - with Professional Studies
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code BDK6
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

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How to Apply
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Duration 4 years.

Large Group Teaching
15 (hours maximum)
Typical values for Stage 1. Includes up to 6 hours practical each week.

Medium Group Teaching
3 (hours maximum)
Typically 3 tutorials of 1 hour duration each week.

Personal Study
22 (hours maximum)
Includes own private study related to topics and coursework.
Qualification Letters BSc Hons
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements
BBB including Biology and Chemistry + GCSE Mathematics grade C

BBB including Biology and either Home Economics or Nutrition & Food Science + GCSE Chemistry grade C or GCSE Double Award Science grade...

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Course Content

This degree programme is about gaining the knowledge and understanding of three key areas in relation to food production and consumption.

Food Quality concerns the ‘fitness for purpose’ of our food in terms of appearance (eg colour a...

Subjects Taught

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• Chemistry and Composition of Foods
• Fundamentals of Nutrition and Food Policy
• The World of Microorganisms

Stage 2
• Food Commodities, Processing and Hygiene
• Food Choice, Diet and Health
• Principles of Food Qu...

Assessment Method

Expand+The way in which you are assessed will vary according to the learning outcomes of each module and we design our assessment strategies to appeal to a variety of student learning styles. It is our aim to develop our students not just in terms of techni...

Careers or Further Progression

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Studying for a Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition with Professional Studies degree at Queen’s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professiona...

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