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Learn the science behind providing safe food to the public with our MSc Food Technology - Quality Assurance degree.
On this course, you’ll work with expert academics from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences as you:
As part of your studies, you will work in some of the UK’s largest dedicated food teaching facilities. These include:
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Applicants are typically required to have at least a lower second-class honours degree in a pure or applied science (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).
Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning may be considered based on relevant work and other experience.
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Liwen Zheng studied as an undergraduate at Henan Technology University in China before transferring onto our BSc Food Technology with Bioprocessing course as part of the 2+2 programme. She enjoyed studying in the Department so much that she decided to stay on at Reading to study a master's degree.
"I wanted to stay at Reading because the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences has a high reputation in the food industry. I love the environment and facilities here, and I like the lecturers and the way they convey their knowledge. I found that the MSc Food Technology: Quality Assurance course could meet my requirement of gaining more practical knowledge."
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After studying environmental health, Ruth came to Reading to undertake a master's in Food Technology - Quality Assurance. She chose Reading because of its strong reputation in food and nutritional sciences. Her master's dissertation (for which she won a best-dissertation prize) was on communities of microbes, known as biofilms, and this led her to explore a PhD in this area.
"'I love the people and the atmosphere; it's a very friendly Department."
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