Sustainable Food Quality and Health MSc
University of Reading
Key Course Facts
Study topics such as nutrition, health and the consumer, food quality and regulation, food manufacture, and sustainable food production on this programme for food and agricultural industry employees. You can also choose one of three thematic pathways:
Sustainable Practices in Food Production Nutrition, Food and the Consumer Managing Risk and Food Safety.
For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/Subject-area/food-and-nutritional-sciences-pg/msc-sustainability-food-quality-for-health.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Graduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Sustainable Food Quality and Health, MSc.
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a relevant pure or applied science, technology or engineering subject; plus, a minimum of one year’s relevant full-time work experience. You should be employed in the food or agricultural industries and remain in this employment throughout the programme. If you do not meet these criteria but have extensive work-based experienced, you may still be eligible.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About University of Reading
The University of Reading is a publicly funded university in Reading, Berkshire, England. Reading has four major campuses; London Road and Whiteknights campus which are located in Reading itself, with Greenlands campus being found on the banks of the River Thames. The fourth campus is known as Iskandar Puteri, in Malaysia.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Future Food and Culinary Management with Foundation BSc (Hons)||University of West London||79%||9%||11%||£9250||£13250||118||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Culinary Arts Management FdSc||University of West London||79%||9%||11%||£9250||£12750||118||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Culinary Industry Management BBA (Hons)||Birkbeck, University of London||73%||10%||5%||£9250||£14560||88||London||On campus Full-time|
|Food Security in Public Health MSc||University of Bedfordshire||73%||10%||5%||£8250||£13275||88||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Culinary Arts Management with Professional Placement FdA||University College Birmingham||79%||5%||5%||£9250||£12500||88||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Food Science and Culinary Innovation BSc (Hons)||University College Birmingham||80%||5%||5%||£9250||£11500||101||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Professional Chef FdA||University College Birmingham||79%||5%||5%||£9250||£12500||88||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Food Security and Development MSc||University of Reading||79%||5%||5%||£8100||£17100||88||Reading||On campus Full-time|
|Culinary Arts (Top up) BA (Hons)||Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College)||79%||5%||5%||£8300||£8300||88||Colwyn Bay||On campus Full-time|
|Culinary Arts Management BSc (Hons)||Ulster University||80%||0%||4%||£9250||£15360||133||Coleraine||On campus Full-time|