Food Quality Safety & Nutrition

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Food Quality Safety & Nutrition
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code DB6K
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
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Duration 3 years
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 gra...

Application Fee The application fee is £18 if you’re applying to just one course, or £24 for multiple courses, and for late applications sent after 30 June.
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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 colo...

Subjects Taught Stage 1
• 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 Quality
• Work Placement (16 weeks)

Stage 3
• Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Clinical Nutrition
• Food Product Development
• Food Supply Chain Safety and Security
• Research Project
Assessment Method

Expand+Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written assignments.

Others are assessed through a combination of coursework and end of semester examinations.


As you progress through your course you will receive general and...

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, professio...

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