Food Science Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Food Technology with Bio Processing BSc (Hons) University of Reading 91% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 146 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science with International Foundation Year (September Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Reading 98% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 146 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science and Technology BSc Nottingham Trent University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £15600 132 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Food Science, Nutrition and Wellbeing BSc (Hons) University of Abertay Dundee 86% 0% 8% £9250 £15000 137 Dundee On campus Full-time
Food and Consumer Science BSc (Hons) University of Abertay Dundee 86% 0% 5% £9250 £15000 137 Dundee On campus Full-time
Food Science BSc (Hons) University of Reading 98% 0% 0% £9250 £27650 146 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Technology with Bio-Processing with Industrial Training BSc (Hons) University of Reading 91% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 146 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 92% 5% 0% £9250 £28600 142 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 82% 10% 0% £9250 £28600 169 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Nutrition and Food Science BSc (Hons) University of Reading 84% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 144 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science and Technology BSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £15600 132 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Food Science with Industrial Training BSc (Hons) University of Reading 98% 0% 0% £9250 £27650 171 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science with Foundation BSc (Hons) University of Reading 98% 0% 20% £9250 £27650 146 Reading On campus Full-time
Nutrition and Food Science with Professional Training BSc (Hons) University of Reading 100% 0% 10% £9250 £27650 142 Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science and Technology BSc (Hons) Teesside University 86% - 5% £9250 £15000 89 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Food Science and Technology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Teesside University 86% - 5% £9250 £15000 89 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 4% £9250 - 127 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Food Science BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 100% 10% 15% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 91% 0% 1% - - 169 Guildford On campus Full-time
Food Science BSc (Hons) University of Leeds 68% 0% 5% - - 155 Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 91% 0% 1% - - 169 Guildford On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 93% 0% 10% - - 169 Guildford On campus Full-time
Agri-Food Technology [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University - 0% 5% £9250 - 126 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition With Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - 0% 10% £9250 - 123 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) University of Leeds 84% 5% 0% - - 178 Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) University of Surrey 93% 0% 10% - - 169 Guildford On campus Full-time
Food Science Msci (Hons) University of Leeds 68% 5% 2% - - 155 Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science MSc London Metropolitan University - - - £9300 £16500 - London On campus Full-time
Food Science MSc University of Reading - - - £10550 £22850 - Reading On campus Part-time
Food Technology (Quality Assurance) MSc University of Reading - - - £10550 £22850 - Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science with Business with Industrial Training BSc (Hons) University of Reading - - - £9250 £24500 - Reading On campus Full-time
Food Science and Innovation (+ Foundation year) (with placement) BSc Harper Adams University - - - £9250 £13250 - Newport On campus Full-time
Food Science with Business BSc (Hons) University of Reading - - - £9250 £24500 - Reading On campus Full-time
Nutrition and Food Science MSc University of Reading - - - £10550 £22850 - Reading On campus Part-time
Agri-Food Marketing with Business (top-up: ordinary) BSc Harper Adams University - - - £9250 - - Newport On campus Full-time
Food Technology and Product Development (top-up) BSc (Hons) Harper Adams University - - - £9250 - - Newport On campus Full-time
Food Science and Technology PgDip Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £1140 - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Food Science BSc (Hons) Coventry University - - - £9250 - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Food Science (GCU Pathways) BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University - - - - - - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Agri-Food Marketing with Business (top-up) BSc (Hons) Harper Adams University - - - £9250 - - Newport On campus Full-time
Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Innovation Management MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Food Science and Nutrition MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Rural Enterprise Development PgDip Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons) Northumbria University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Food Science and Innovation MSc Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Business Communication PgDip Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Food Science MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science (Food Biotechnology) MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science and Biotechnology MSc Teesside University - - - - - - Middlesbrough On campus Part-time
Food Science and Nutrition Msci (Hons) University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Food Science and Innovation MSc University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Full-time
Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise PgCert Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
86 /100
482 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Food Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25561 £29012 £31977
25-75 percentile range £22982 - £28596 £23267 - £34267 £24568 - £40375

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26929 £28183 £32735
25-75 percentile range £24114 - £30500 £23967 - £33711 £24512 - £38615

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Food Science

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Food Science who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Food Science

  • Food Manufacturers
  • Food Producers
  • Food Retailers
  • Technical Service Providers
  • Government Departments
  • National Health Services

Specialisations within Food Science

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Microbiology
  • Sensory and Consumer Sciences
  • Food Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Innovation
  • Nutrition and Regulation

Jobs of graduates of Food Science (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Food Science at University College Birmingham

30% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
25% Sales occupations
20% Customer service occupations
15% Finance Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Protective service occupations
10% Administrative occupations
5% Animal care and control services
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Animal care and control services
5% Elementary occupations
5% Customer service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Animal care and control services
0% Protective service occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Food Science in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Food Science

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Food Science, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Food Science is the study of the properties and behaviour of food.

The median salary of graduates of Food Science was £25561 15 months after graduation, £29012 3 years after graduation and £31977 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Food Science studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert