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LM068
Food Science and Health

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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Food science focuses on the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of food along the production chain, from its production on a farm to being eaten.

This programme covers topics such a food technology, quality, ingredients, chemistry, microbiology, processing, and safety. There is an industrial work placement during year 3 in a food enterprise.

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Careers in Microbiology, new Product Development, Non-Food Uses, Process Development, Technical Management, Food Ingredients, Food Safety, Ready-to-use Foods.



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