What you study
You will learn the fundamentals of food science and nutrition, and develop practical professional food handling skills. You will learn about the nutritional requirements of the individual through the lifespan, and explore the role of food in public nutrition and health. You will understand what drives consumer food choices, and how to develop innovative healthy food products, ensuring they are safe for the consumer to eat.
For more information on the course content, download the Programme information - BSc with Honours in Food and Consumer Science
How you learn and are assessed
A variety of teaching methods from traditional lectures to tutorials and case studies, drawing examples from industry linked projects, through collaboration with FoodInnovation@Abertay. The students have an opportunity to gain real life experience through the 10 week-long placement at Year 3, giving them the opportunity to put into practice their academic learning.
You will be assessed by coursework, class tests, online assessments, exam presentations, vivas and projects.