If you enjoy food, fitness and science this is a course which is sought after by employers and universities. The University of Reading states “we want to recruit good scientists with a keen interest in food or nutrition science”. The Food Science and Nutrition course enables students to develop their understanding of nutrition and the science behind food.

While studying this course you will learn about nutrition and it’s uptake by the body, how exercise and fitness influence the body’s ability to function and last but not least organisation and timing. You will learn about a wide range of cooking techniques culminating in a three course meal cooked by you.



Qualification: WJEC Food Science and Nutrition Level 3 Diploma

Entry requirements: Blue pathway

Assessment: Written exam 90 minutes 50% Coursework 50%. Two coursework units: one practical investigation and one practical exam (3 course meal)

Progression Route: University, apprenticeship or employment in food science, nutrition, science or healthcare.

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