Food science is a branch of science that looks at the properties of food, and how this knowledge can be applied to the processing, production, preservation, sanitation and distribution within the food industry. In practice, food scientists are integral in improving food safety and quality, sustainability, and health and nutrition across the globe.
Modules you study might include cell and molecular biology, human physiology and nutrition, food safety, food processing, and food quality assurance. Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These could include lectures and seminars, as well as practical and laboratory based projects. Depending on your course, you may also be able to take part in a work placement.
China has long been regarded as a global superpower when it comes to economic, business and political standing. Its reputation as a higher education destination has taken longer to earn, but is rewarded on merit. The country's government has invested in university and higher education over the last few years, with the aim to increase the international student population. This investment has meant that there are many more courses offered in English than there were a few years ago, making China a new and exciting destination for international students.
Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Food Science in China
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