**Summary**: BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition develops your understanding of the complex interactions between food composition, metabolism, diet, health and behaviour – all vital in the drive to reduce the incidence of long-term conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. How we go from ‘basic science to changing behaviour’ is key to the development of nutritional strategies. You can complete an optional work placement year. **Course details**: This course reflects the range of skills and knowledge required by professionals in the very diverse food and nutrition sector. You are equipped for further study, or for a wide variety of career opportunities, including teaching, nutrition, food science, food safety, environmental health and new product development. Our food degrees are also highly regarded overseas. We train academic staff from overseas partner universities delivering food degrees, and you will be studying alongside other UK, European and overseas students who have come to Teesside University to study for their food degree. Students enrolled on this course may apply for membership to the Institute of Food Science & Technology. **After the course**: This course offers a wide range of career opportunities. Roles range from being responsible for food safety through nutrition and health promotion to developing new food products. Some graduates enter in to the teaching profession. Graduates could find employment in any sector related to food production, food processing and packaging, food transport, food safety, nutrition and health promotion, catering or retail. For those with an interest in dietetics, the course provides a basis for entry to professionally accredited postgraduate courses.