Food Science and Nutrition

  • Exam Board: WJEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specific Entry Requirements: GCSE English grade 9-4. Previous study of Food is useful but not essential to study this subject.

If you are interested in studying for a career within food technology, such as new product development, food management, marketing or manufacturing, or similarly, if you have a real passion for cooking and may be interested in future careers in catering, nutrition & dietetics, food consulting (advisory) or even teaching, then this course is for you!

You will benefit from the following resources and facilities:

  • combination of teachers over two years.
  • well-stocked resource library and access to ICT for coursework production and research.
  • new kitchen with industrial catering equipment.
  • visit to the Good Food Show.

A variety of teaching and learning styles are used, including independent primary and secondary research, presentations, discussions, theory, practical & experimental lessons, visiting speakers, and educational visits.

This course offers a broad education as a foundation for the courses and careers outlined above. Students are encouraged to become independent in research, be skilful & creative in practical and experimental work, be able to present findings and develop confidence, all skills that are invaluable in both higher education and employment.