Food Science & Food Security with Professional Studies

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Food Science & Food Security with Professional Studies
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code D991
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  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 5 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 MSci Hons
Entry Requirements

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

AAB 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

Globally we face huge and growing challenges to supply the world’s population with adequate safe and nutritious food. Food scientists will play a crucial role in addressing global food insecurity.

This unique food science qualificatio...

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

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• The way in which you are assessed will vary according to the Learning outcomes of each module. Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written assignments. O...

Careers or Further Progression

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Nationally and internationally there is a shortage of food science graduates with higher level research skills and technical expertise. These degrees are designed to produce graduates ideally suited to high level caree...

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