PGCert Sensory Science is aimed primarily at individuals working in the food or related industries. The programme has been designed to meet a need for structured sensory science training in the UK food industry but is also relevant to those working within home, personal care and pharmaceutical sectors.
The course will provide you with comprehensive training in a variety of areas related to sensory science, including:
- sensory techniques
- statistical analysis
- psychology, physiology and perception
- consumer studies.
The PGCert in Sensory Science comprises six compulsory modules. Each module is assessed by a formal examination and/or a piece of coursework. The flexible nature of the course enables you to study on a part-time basis, typically two modules per year, completing the course within three years.Key facts
- The Sensory Science Centre is well known for its research and training in sensory science
- The Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques module is delivered at Campden BRI, the UK’s largest food research association. The Sensory Group at Campden BRI has substantial experience in providing sensory services for industry
- The School of Biosciences is ranked the number 1 research environment in the UK for agriculture, veterinary and food science in the Research Excellence Framework 2014; 97% of our work in the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science was judged to be of international quality
The PGCert in Sensory Science comprises six compulsory modules. Each module is assessed by a formal examination and/or a piece of coursework. The flexible nature of the course enables you to study on a part-time basis, typically two modules per year, completing the course within three years.
The start date for the PGCert is recommended as September or February, although registration is possible at any time throughout the academic year.
Modules are supported through the University’s virtual learning environment which provides access to a wealth of electronic resources to facilitate learning. You will also have full access to the University’s extensive online and in-house library facilities.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject
IELTS: 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element
International9240 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9240 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA9240 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9240 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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