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School of Food Science and Nutrition

School of Food Science and Nutrition

The School of Food Science and Nutrition is globally renowned for its teaching and research across the whole spectrum of food, from the molecular level to how food affects our body and how our diet is influencing our health. We have just over 500 students from over 40 countries studying with us.

We have an established reputation for delivering high-quality research and teaching – and we are ranked 1st in the UK for Food Science by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Our research tackles major and emerging problems in food science and nutrition. We are recognised as world-leaders in food colloids and diet and health.

We apply fundamental scientific principles to address issues of food quality, safety and sustainability, diet quality and consumer behaviour, from food production to the consumer’s plate.

Our courses

A Masters course can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. All of our courses have been developed in partnership with industry, are guided by current research, and provide excellent teaching.

Our active research environment means we offer exciting degree courses taught by experts who are leaders in their fields. You’ll develop specialist knowledge which will set you apart from the rest of your peers and help you on your career path.

“Food is not only essential for living but an important factor that affects the quality of our lives. This field of study provides me with different perspectives of how food can influence our lives and also how we can manipulate processing in order to achieve the organoleptic and nutritional properties of safe food products.” Wenyun Liu, MSc Food Science and Nutrition

School of Food Science and Nutrition


We have long-established links with industry in the UK and overseas, which is one of the many reasons why our graduates are highly sought after by employers such as Tesco, Mondelez International, Arla Foods, and SGS.


We offer a number of scholarship opportunities to support and reward students from around the world.

For more information about our courses please visit our website.

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