Heriot-Watt University

      Food Science and Nutrition MSc/Diploma/Certificate

      Heriot-Watt University
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      Typology Postgraduate
      Location Currie (Scotland)
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      Description

      Home Postgraduate study Food Science, Health and Nutrition Food Science and NutritionFood Science and Nutrition MSc/Diploma/CertificateHow to apply »DeliveryFull-time, Part-time, Per courseProgramme typeTaughtStudy locationEdinburghEntry dateSeptemberOverviewProgramme contentEntry requirementsFees & scholarships Overview Over the last decade or so the UK agri-food industry has seen, and successfully responded to, major changes in consumers' lifestyle, health and eating habits. Continued expansion of the food and drink sector has presented the industry with challenges both in meeting the increased demand for high quality, nutritionally sound, convenience products and in finding highly trained graduates with understanding of the emerging issues in food science, nutrition and health. The Food Science and Nutrition programme aims to provide students with a broad range of both fundamental principles and innovative practices in the subject areas, so they may be able to apply their knowledge proficiently in the food and health sectors and in related industries. Programme duration MSc programmes last for one year (September to August inclusive) and include a substantial research project. The Diploma covers the same classes as the MSc but lasts for just 9 months (September to May inclusive). Students admitted to the Diploma programme and who perform well in the taught courses may be invited to transfer to the MSc programme. Programme content Project StudiesHuman Nutrition through the LifespanHuman Nutrition and Metabolic RegulationFood ChemistryResearch Project (MSc only) Entry requirements This programme prepares students with a flexible high quality approach to postgraduate learning which offers the potential for enhanced career progression...

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      Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS, Midlothian/Edinburghshire, Scotland
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      Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS, Midlothian/Edinburghshire, Scotland
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      What you'll learn on the course

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      Nutrition
      Food Science
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      Industry
      Quality
      Quality Training
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      Course programme

      Overview

      Over the last decade or so the UK agri-food industry has seen, and successfully responded to, major changes in consumers' lifestyle, health and eating habits. Continued expansion of the food and drink sector has presented the industry with challenges both in meeting the increased demand for high quality, nutritionally sound, convenience products and in finding highly trained graduates with understanding of the emerging issues in food science, nutrition and health.

      The Food Science and Nutrition programme aims to provide students with a broad range of both fundamental principles and innovative practices in the subject areas, so they may be able to apply their knowledge proficiently in the food and health sectors and in related industries.

      Programme duration

      MSc programmes last for one year (September to August inclusive) and include a substantial research project. The Diploma covers the same classes as the MSc but lasts for just 9 months (September to May inclusive). Students admitted to the Diploma programme and who perform well in the taught courses may be invited to transfer to the MSc programme.

      Additional information

      Programme content Project StudiesHuman Nutrition through the LifespanHuman Nutrition and Metabolic RegulationFood ChemistryResearch Project (MSc only)

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