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BSc Food Science(For students entering from September 2024 onwards)

Year 2

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)

Learning outcomes

1. Develop in-depth knowledge of food composition, chemical reactions, food function and food processing and their effect on food structure and composition, safety, and nutritional aspects of food.
2. Develop broad knowledge of food quality, nutrition, food safety, food processing and management in food production and food product development that includes the measurement of consumer food choice and preferences.
3. Develop the ability to reflect on, plan for, and demonstrate personal skills as they develop throughout the programme, in preparation for intended professional role following studies.

Skills Learning Outcomes
Students will have developed and acquired skills in the following categories, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
1. Work Ready Skills
2. Academic Skills
3. Digital Skills
4. Sustainability Skills
5. Subject Specific Technical Skills


The assessments at level 2 build on the knowledge and skills gained at level 1 and start to build a portfolio of knowledge and key transferable skills relevant to future career pathways within the subject discipline. Assessments have a range of formats in accordance with the learning and skills outcomes of the modules specified at this level in the programme.


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