The PG Certificate in Sensory Science offered by University of Nottingham 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 pharmaceuticals.
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, and consumer studies. It is delivered in collaboration with Campden BRI.
Retailers and suppliers are increasingly looking to include consumer research and objective sensory tests in the product development process, as one crucial part in reducing the risks associated with existing and new product development activity.The PGCert will equip you with the skills and experience necessary to competently conduct qualitative and quantitative consumer research and a variety of sensory evaluation methods, for companies within the food and related industries.
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