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On BSc Nutrition with Food Consumer Sciences you will broaden your knowledge of nutrition whilst discovering the psychology behind consumer choices and how you can influence them.Consumers are growing increasingly aware of the effects that diet can have on health, and nutritionists play an important role in ensuring that the information available to them is scientifically sound. They help to ensure that food products are nutritionally beneficial and analyse consumer responses to them. Our BSc Nutrition with Food Consumer Sciences course blends nutritional sciences with training in the psychological aspects of cognition and consumer choices. If you are interested in working as the interface between companies, health professionals, policy makers and consumers, then this is the degree for you.The University of Reading is a world authority on human nutrition, food chemistry, chemical engineering, microbiology and food law. Our staff are actively engaged in world-class research and will tailor their teaching to reflect changing trends and emerging technologies within the sector.During the first year you will study the fundamentals of human nutrition, food chemistry, food microbiology, cell biology, genetics, human physiology and psychology. You will then be able to build upon this knowledge by exploring areas such as public health nutrition, the psychology of food choice, consumer behaviour and marketing, and new product development.You will also gain experience of using key technical skills through sensory evaluation, laboratory-based practicals and working in our pilot-scale food processing plant. During your final year you will carry out an original project as part of one of our existing research groups, enabling you to work alongside world authorities in areas such as food and human health.The course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). After graduating you will be eligible to apply to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist with the AfN via the direct entry pathway, providing a clear and respected marker of your status as a nutrition professional. This course is also accredited by the Institute of Food Science & Technology.You have the option of studying this degree over four years with a placement year in industry.**Careers**Food is Europe's largest and most buoyant industry, and nutritionists with food science training work at the forefront of product development and package design. As a graduate of this course, you can become a registered nutritionist. Our graduates embark on careers within the food industry or a related sector, working for companies such as PepsiCo, Mondelēz, Nestlé, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Unilever and McCormick.Alternatively you could use your degree for a career in nutrition education and promotion, or work for a government department concerned with public health. Additionally, you may choose to move into other areas, such as teaching, accountancy and environmental health. This degree can also be a stepping stone for an MSc or PhD in the area of food and health.

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School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (3 yıl)

Okul ücreti
£20,830.00 (TRY 198,845) Yıllık
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Başlangıç tarihi

Ekim 2021

Yer

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Room 208,

Pepper Lane,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

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