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Scottish Higher BBB A Level BB Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 International Baccalaureate 26 points International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects Chem or Biol and preferably one other science (may include Maths or Home Economics) at Higher/A Level or equivalent AND Chem, Biol, Maths and Eng at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications in biology and chemistry and/or experience. Direct Entry Year Two • HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit Year Three • HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units COURSE QUALITY For SATISFACTION details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Other You may be requested to be immunised against Hepatitis B. Professional registration/ accreditation N/A Careers Opportunities exist for food scientists in a wide variety of areas within the food industry including: product development; food processing; food distribution; food quality management and food research. Graduates may also choose to study for a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD). Other information UCAS code 4A79 Duration 3/4 years full-time Start date September 2019 Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities In Years Two or Three, you have the opportunity to study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 18-19 for more information. Placements There are no formal placements, but the possibility of carrying out your honours project at an external partner (food company, or public health organisation) and a limited number of volunteering opportunities allow you to gain further experience and develop skills in particular areas of practice. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages 170-171 57 Why QMU? The course is taught by experienced food scientists with industry experience and registered nutritionists who are research active. Their applied research informs the teaching programme, keeping up to date with current thinking in the field. Years One and Two are shared with our BSc/BSc (Hons) Applied Pharmacology, BSc/BSc (Hons) Human Biology and BSc/BSc (Hons) Nutrition, meaning you can change course any time up to the end of Year Two. Entry requirements