This course has been designed with a focus on your future employment prospects in this evolving industry. By choosing this program you will benefit from:
•Links with a wide range of employers, providing specialist speakers, placements and ultimately employment. Current links include public health providers and a range of food companies;
•hands-on experience of a wide range of techniques in our well-equipped laboratories to develop the practical skills required by employers;
•experienced teaching staff who bring professional and/or research expertise in to their teaching;
•Long- or short-term placements, work experience and study abroad opportunities. Recent placements include working in research laboratories or for employers such as the Health Protection Agency;
•Guest lecturers with current industrial experience in areas such as food safety and public health to make sure you get up-to-date information and examples and to help you begin to establish your professional networks.
Course Duration: 3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich
Start Date: January 2014
Course Fee: 11,040 GBP per year
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*–C including English Language, Mathematics and Science, or specified equivalents.
A-Levels: CCC to include Biology, Chemistry, Design Technology (Food Technology) Courses. Excludes General Studies.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM in biology or chemical science subject.
The Access Diploma to include 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction in biology and/or chemistry Units
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 27 points in the IB Diploma with biology or chemistry at higher level.
English as a Foreign Language: IELTS 6.0