Harper Adams University Nutrition

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Harper Adams University Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Food Technology with Nutrition

Duration: 4 years full-timeStart date: September 2017

The course

This course has been designed specifically in response to the increasing interest in human nutrition worldwide and especially by the food industry and public health bodies.

It will satisfy the growing need for graduates with an understanding of food production and manufacturing and, importantly, human nutrition.

The degree will provide you with an understanding of the relationships between food, nutrition and human health. It will give you the knowledge and skills to work in food product development, manufacture and retailing. You will become a food professional with the ability to respond to a marketplace which has an increasing interest in food and its impact on health.

What will I study?

Year 1
Academic and Professional Skills for the Food Industry
Introduction to Food Science
Issues in Global Food Production
Wellbeing through the lifecycle
Nature of Food
Introduction to Food Service and Retail
Marketing Principles
Logistics and Distribution
Year 2
Research Methods
Hygiene and Food Safety
Food Product Development and Sensory Evaluation in Supply Chains
Food Quality and Agricultural Products
Farm Assurance and Quality
Food Biotechnology and Food Processing
Public Health Nutrition
Psychology of Food Choice
Year 3
Placement year
Year 4
Honours Research Project
Food Policy and Ethics
Advanced Aspects of Human Nutrition
Food Quality Management
Food Product Manufacture
Food Security and Sustainability
Supply Chain Management