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MSc Food Science (Food Biotechnology)

Course Description

The School of Food Science and Nutrition (formerly the Procter Department of Food Science) was one of the first in the UK to teach Food Science and to establish a Research School, in the early 1960s.

This programme will enable you to develop an in depth knowledge of food science, and food processing and composition, focusing on biotechnology applied to food. It has a strong background in the core sciences of chemistry and biochemistry, alongside the processing of food.

Modules studied include:

Microbiological and Chemical Food Safety
Food Processing
Food Chemistry
Food Processing and Nutritional Quality
Food and the Allergic reaction
GMOs, Antibodies and PCR
Food Biotechnology

Visit the MSc Food Science (Food Biotechnology) page on the University of Leeds website for more details!

Student Profiles

Dean's International Postgraduate Masters Scholarships - 10 Awards

These awards are competitive, based on high achievement.

Value of Scholarship(s)



There are up to 10 partial-fee scholarships available worth £3,000 each. These awards are open to international candidates who have been accepted for admission onto a full-time MSc programme in the School, and who are eligible to pay tuition fees at the full international rate.

Application Procedure

Eligible applicants will automatically be considered for these awards at the time of application, so are not required to complete an application form.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) or equivalent in a relevant science subject

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