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.
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 and market research.
This course is delivered in collaboration with Campden BRI.
All modules can be taken as stand alone training courses.
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.
Modules currently offered are:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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