Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Our food, dietetics and nutrition courses are designed to channel your passion for food into improving the quality, safety and taste of what we eat.

  • We are ranked No.6 overall for Food Science in The Complete University Guide 2021.
  • You will have access to a suite of analytical and biological laboratories and kitchen where you can gain practical, hands-on experience.
  • Our experienced staff bring a range of professional and research expertise into their teaching, as well as links to industry.
  • Food Science BSc (Hons) is accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).
  • Dietetics BSc (Hons) graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Our Food, Nutrition and Dietetics facilities



The Alison Gingell Building contains a state-of-the-art SuperLab. The lab's facilities include equipment for microscopy, DNA testing and more.

specialist equipment

Specialist equipment

Specialist industry-standard facilities include analytical equipment such as Gas Chromatography and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography machines. You will also have access to facilities for texture profile analysis of food and drink.

Centre for Academic Writing

Academic support

No matter which degree you’re studying, you’ll find a lot of support on campus including the Centre of Academic Writing and sigma, which offers mathematics and statistics support.

More than a course

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