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The Food Department at Reaseheath is the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink Dairy Champion. A £7.4 million investment in our Food Centre ensures one of the best equipped food processing teaching and practical facilities in Europe.
The state-of-the-art (Grade A BRC7) facilities include a commercial dairy, butchery, commercial bakery, innovation rooms for new product development and scale-ups.
Foundation Degree (FdSc) Food Science and Innovation or relevant subject
Part-time: 2 years by blended learning
The BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing with Operations Management is a ‘top-up’ route from the Foundation Degree in Food Science and Innovation for those who wish to gain a full BSc (Hons).
The course is offered part-time over 2 years through distance ‘blended’ learning. Learners are expected to attend college for 3.5 days per module, with the majority of study undertaken at home and in the workplace. Learning is assessed by a combination of assignments (including essays, reports, presentations and seminars), practical assessments and examinations.
What will I study?
Students study five modules including a choice of two optional modules. Modules include:
- Honours Research Project
- Resource Management
- Data Analysis for the Food Industry
- Current Issues in Food Technology*
- Food Biochemistry*
- Food Processing Operations*
- Food Quality and Integrity*
Modules are delivered through practical work and theoretical lectures with the emphasis on the development of industry relevant, professional skills.
Learning is assessed through a combination of assignments (including research, reports, essays and presentations), practical assessments and examinations.
To offer graduates a leading position in the jobs market, students are given the opportunity to enhance their career prospects by taking additional qualifications during their course of study. These could include a range of qualifications such as:
- CIEH (Chartered Institute for Environmental Health) Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing
- CIEH Level 3 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing
Students are encouraged to join the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) as an Associate (Student) member www.ifst.org/membership/student-membership
- Foundation Degree (FdSc) Food Science and Innovation or relevant subject
- Postgraduate study
- Professional qualifications.
- Research and development
- Technical management
- New product development
- Food marketing
- Laboratory analysis and testing
- Process development
- Food auditing
- Food production management
- Quality management.
As a Higher Education student you will have two main costs to meet; your tuition fees and living costs.
Our part-time tuition fees for UK and EU students entering University in either 2017/18 or 2018/19 are £9,250. These fees are charged for each academic year of a course and are set by the college annually.
If you are an international student or for the latest information on tuition fees visit the student finance page on our website.
University Centre Reaseheath is committed to providing additional financial support to those who need it. To find out about the bursary schemes available visit the additional financial support pages on our website.
All Higher Education students are given the opportunity to apply for residential accommodation. First year students are guaranteed accommodation and this offer is made to all applicants who live more than a reasonable daily travelling distance from Reaseheath and who apply before the 31st July 2018. For full details on our halls of residence visit the accommodation pages.
We have a team of dedicated professionals on hand to offer you support when and if you need it during your time with us. These include our Student Services team, Higher Education Support Team (HEST), Library and Learning Resources and the Reaseheath Careers Service. You will find more information on the support provided at Reaseheath here.
Before you apply you can come and visit us at one of our HE Open Events to see what we have to offer. Once we have received your application we will invite you to attend an Offer Holder Day.
Applications for part-time courses should be made directly to University Centre Reaseheath. When you have chosen your course, complete our online Part-Time Application Form.
For students to get the best out of their time at University Centre Reaseheath, we must both recognise that we owe obligations to each other. These obligations are set out in our Higher Education Student Contract. Before you accept an offer of a place at University Centre Reaseheath, it is important that you read these contract conditions. If you are going to be living in Halls of Residence, you will also need to read the Student Accommodation Licence Conditions. Both of these contracts can be found here.
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University Centre Reaseheath – Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DF
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