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MSC Food and Nutrition Sciences

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Full time | City Campus | 1 year | JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nutrition

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Gain the advanced qualifications needed for an exciting career in food and nutritional science
  • Benefit from a healthy job market and a course emphasis on employability
  • Attain in-depth knowledge of nutrition, food production, legislation and development
  • Prepare for technical and product development roles in a vibrant industry
  • Study in an applied setting with state-of-the-art kitchens and facilities

MSc Food and Nutrition Sciences allows you to advance your existing relevant qualifications and specialise in the field. You'll use hands-on techniques and study food and nutrition in depth, preparing for a worthwhile career.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

This course prepares you for technical and product development roles in the food industry with a strong emphasis on nutrition. You learn about food production and nutrition in an applied setting, developing core technical skills in our state-of-the-art development kitchens, food and nutrition labs and sensory suite. You apply these practical skills to live briefs with commercial applications provided by our industrial partners, such as Morrisons and Cranswick PLC, as well as in optional placements.

You learn through

  • lectures, seminars and workshops
  • practical sessions
  • live projects
  • case studies
  • optional placements
  • academic research
  • dissertation

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • food product development
  • food regulation and labelling
  • food industry policy
  • procurement and food supplier management
  • food quality management.

Modules

Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
Work Related Learning (15 Credits) - Core
Food Chain (15 Credits) - Core
Nutritional Physiology And Biochemistry (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (45 Credits) - Core
Food Processing Safety And Quality Management (15 Credits) - Core
Developing Food Concepts And Products (30 Credits) - Core
Life Course Approach To Nutrition (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,620

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,895

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree at 2:2 or above in a science or recognised equivalent qualification in science. For example, food science, nutrition, health and wellbeing, exercise science or biological sciences are all relevant disciplines. Applicants with an honours degree in an alternative discipline and relevant work experience are considered on an individual basis.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more