This course prepares you for a range of careers in the food industry with roles in food product development, quality assurance, technical management, buying and more. Topics on this course are selected so that you can hit the ground running when you start your career in the top employer - the food industry. We actively engage with food retailers and food manufacturers and design our course around industry needs to ensure that you enjoy excellent career opportunities. This includes elements of science, of creativity and innovation and some personal and business management modules.
Our teaching approach is centred on a hands-on and practical focus and we are very proud of our outstanding facilities where students work with a range of ingredients and food processing equipment which mirror those found in the industry. These include but are not limited to • retorts (industrial pressure cookers) used to make heat sterilised products • specialist freezing equipment for manufacturing ice cream • freeze drying • modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for preserving food.