West Lothian College

HNC Food Science and Technology

West Lothian College

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Typology HNC
Methodology Online
  • HNC
  • Online

- Provide accurate nutritional information for food labelling - Investigate ways to keep food fresh, safe and attractive

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What you'll learn on the course

Food Science

Course programme

Are you looking for a rewarding career as a food scientist or food technologist working in the food and drink industry, where you could develop a wide range of products making sure they are safe and nutritious for consumers?

If you have a scientific mind and are interested in food and drink production and preparation, this career could be ideal for you.

The HNC in Food Science and Technology is designed to prepare you for employment in a scientific or technical capacity in the food and drink industry. It will provide you with the technical and scientific skills required by the food and drink industry and give you relevant background knowledge and understanding to help you make the best use of these skills in a commercial environment.

2 Academic Years

With a vibrant, modern and innovative learning environment, the College is well equipped to ensure that students have the best facilities and resources to help develop their learning and skills. The College is an essential provider of a vast range of courses all focused on developing relevant skills for employment and to enhance current career prospects for those who are already working. For 2016-17 it was established that 86% of HN graduates at the College progressed into employment or further study.

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