Food Science, M.Sc. | University of Leeds | Leeds, United Kingdom
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About

Our School of Food Science and Nutrition is home to world-leading research which has impacted key areas in food and directly informs the Food Science course at University of Leeds , meaning you’ll be learning emerging innovations and issues in food science.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This means that, once you graduate, you’ll be fully equipped with the topical knowledge and advanced skills sought after by global companies in industry.

Studying an MSc in the Food Science course at University of Leeds will also give you access to specialist facilities that’ll prepare you for working in the field and a programme team consisting of academics and researchers who work within the School’s research institutes and groups.

Career

Our graduates from this course have secured positions at companies such as:

  • Quality Standards Technologist, Britvic Soft Drinks
  • Food Quality Inspector, Newsholme Food Group
  • Senior Food Technologist, Amy's Kitchen
  • Scientist - Beverage and Sweet, Kerry Asia Pacific
  • Quality Assurance Manager, Indian Foodtech Ltd.
  • Development Technologist, Premier Foods
  • Food Scientist, Newly Weds Food

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Physical Aspects of Food    10 credits
  • Microbiological and Chemical Food Safety    20 credits
  • Food Processing    20 credits
  • Colloid and Dairy Science    10 credits
  • Nutrient & Food Biochemical Structure and Function    20 credits
  • Food Analysis    10 credits
  • Research Project: Masters Students    80 credits
  • Food Quality Assurance and Control

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with a 2:2 (Hons) in a subject containing biology and chemistry content.
  • All key modules should also have strong grades (none below 2:2 UK equivalent). Please check your marks using international equivalent qualifications. We will ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript.
  • Food-related industry and/or research experience is welcomed, but not essential, and can also be considered alongside a relevant science degree.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

School of Food Science and Nutrition - International Masters Excellence Scholarship

These competitive scholarships are awarded in the form of a 25% tuition fee reduction to international candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. There are limited scholarships available.

See website for full details: https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/food-nutrition/dir-record/scholarships/1790/school-of-food-science-and-nutrition-international-masters-excellence-scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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