This course is based on the final year of our BSc (Honours) Food and Nutrition. It allows you to top up your current qualifications to honours degree level. You can apply for this course if you have a • higher national diploma • foundation degree • equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. This course has a strong food industry focus and builds your understanding of the practical side of • food processing and development • quality management • applied nutrition. You also gain some management and marketing skills. With a strong practical focus, you work on live projects and with industrial food processing equipment that reflects key industrial processes. These include an ice cream maker and a retort (an industrial pressure cooker) used to make heat sterilised products. You take part in • seminars • workshops • projects • laboratory sessions in our modern facilities at City Campus. Flexibility in your career choice is a key feature to this degree. By focusing on a range of areas, from food product development to applied nutrition, it prepares you for a broad range of careers in the food industry and related fields. You are taught by lecturers who have a mix of industry, research and consultancy experience. Staff have been involved in a range of projects, from working in health promotion for councils, to working in quality management for companies like Unilever and Heinz. Their industry knowledge ensures that you gain real insights into the practices and developments of the modern food and nutrition industries.