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BSc (Hons)Food Science and Microbiology

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
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Overview

Our reliance on a supply of safe food, together with the economic problems that arise from crop damage and food spoilage, mean that graduates from this programme are in high demand by the food and beverage industries. The combination of modules covering microbiology, food composition, food analysis and quality assurance provided by this degree programme equip you for such a career.

As a Food Science student at Surrey, you’ll explore the secret science behind food production, development and safety to enable you to pursue an exciting career within the food manufacturing industry, research institutes, government and consumer organisations.

Food science is a multidisciplinary subject involving the application of sciences such as chemistry and biology to the study of food. Studying a broad-based curriculum, you will gain an understanding of the raw materials that will become food, how these interact, and how food science can have dramatic implications for human health. You will also study modules from the Biomedical Science, Biochemistry, and Nutrition programmes to allow you to broaden your understanding of related fields.

With this combination of knowledge and skills, you will be able to appreciate how food can be produced safely and with maximum nutritional and beneficial value to human health. These are key attributes for graduates hoping to enter the food sector, where the leading companies are seeking to exploit the food science and nutrition revolution that has led to the concept of novel and functional foods with associated health benefits.

We also offer a degree in Food Science and Nutrition, for those who would rather specialise in this area of food science.

Career opportunities

Graduates over the last few years have entered employment in roles such as:

Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association, Senior Research Officer and PhD
Tesco, Technical Development Executive
Northern Foods (Solway Foods Factory), Process Development Technologist
Danone, Nutritionist
Princes Foods, New Product Development
Mars Confectionary, Product Design Senior Scientist

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States