Biological Sciences (Food and Beverage Science) BSc

Bachelor's degree

In Currie

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Currie (Scotland)

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Home Undergraduate Biology Biological Sciences (Food and Beverage Science) BScBiological Sciences (Food and Beverage Science) BSc How to apply »UCAS codeCD96QualificationBScDurationUp to 4 yearsStudy locationEdinburghDelivery typeFull-timeOverviewProgramme contentEmployabilityEntry requirementsFees & scholarshipsOverviewThis is a biology-based programme with emphasis on Food Science and Nutrition, and aspects of beverage science including Brewing and Distilling. The degree provides the scientific and technological skills needed to enter a career in food or beverage production or processing..   Show key dataProgramme contentYear 1 Introduces Biology largely as Human Biology with accompanying courses in Applied and Environmental Biology. Additional subjects include Mathematics for Scientists and Chemistry, as required for an understanding of future courses in Biochemistry and Physiology. Learning and teaching Scheduled learning: 25% Independent study: 75% Assessment Written: 53% Practical: 23% Coursework: 24% Year 2 Has a general biological base, including: Cell and Molecular Biology; Microbiology; Plant Biology; Animal Biology; and Nutrition and Health. Options are also offered in Management and Business Studies. Learning and teaching Scheduled learning: 28% Independent study: 72% Assessment Written: 52% Practical: 18% Coursework: 30% Year 3 Includes core courses in Process Technology and Microbial Biotechnology, with scope to study aspects of Human Health and Microbial Sciences. Learning and teaching Scheduled learning: 24% Independent study: 76% Assessment Written: 60% Practical: 4% Coursework: 36% Year 4 Specialist courses include: Food Biotechnology; Food Colloids; Dairy Science; Microbiological Analysis; and Quality Assurance. Practical skills are further developed at an advanced level in a research project. Learning and teaching Scheduled learning: 13% Independent study: 87% ...

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Currie (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Biology
  • Learning Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Nutrition
  • Biotechnology
  • Skills and Training
  • Plant Biology
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Animal Biology
  • Human Biology
  • IT Management
  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Management
  • Options
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology

Course programme

Year 1

Introduces Biology largely as Human Biology with accompanying courses in Applied and Environmental Biology. Additional subjects include Mathematics for Scientists and Chemistry, as required for an understanding of future courses in Biochemistry and Physiology.

Learning and teaching
  • Scheduled learning: 25%
  • Independent study: 75%
Assessment
  • Written: 53%
  • Practical: 23%
  • Coursework: 24%

Year 2

Has a general biological base, including: Cell and Molecular Biology; Microbiology; Plant Biology; Animal Biology; and Nutrition and Health. Options are also offered in Management and Business Studies.

Learning and teaching
  • Scheduled learning: 28%
  • Independent study: 72%
Assessment
  • Written: 52%
  • Practical: 18%
  • Coursework: 30%

Additional information

OverviewThis is a biology-based programme with emphasis on Food Science and Nutrition, and aspects of beverage science including Brewing and Distilling. The degree provides the scientific and technological skills needed to enter a career in food or beverage production or processing..   Show key data

Biological Sciences (Food and Beverage Science) BSc

Price on request