University of Reading
Sustainable Food Quality and Health MSc
University of Reading

Key Course Facts

Course Description

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)

    • 5.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
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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. To enquire and/or apply for this programme, contact the AFTP Reading office directly by calling +44 (0) 118 378 8722 or visit www.aftp.co.uk.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

University Rankings

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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.

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