13 Undergraduate Studies in Food Sciences

A Bachelor of Science degree, also called a BSc, can allow students to improve their career and earnings potential by providing them with specialized knowledge in a particular field. BSc degrees are available in a variety of concentrations and often take a few years to complete. Students interested in chemistry, science, agriculture and safety regulation may be interested in food science. What is… Read more

A Bachelor of Science degree, also called a BSc, can allow students to improve their career and earnings potential by providing them with specialized knowledge in a particular field. BSc degrees are available in a variety of concentrations and often take a few years to complete.

Students interested in chemistry, science, agriculture and safety regulation may be interested in food science. What is a BSc in Food Sciences? This degree explores the complexities of food manufacturing and research. A food scientist may be required to analyze and set safety standards to ensure public health and well-being. He or she may also oversee quality control, help develop new food systems processes or analyze the nutritive properties in a particular food.

After studying food sciences, students will likely see an improvement in their critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills. Additionally, their knowledge of complex chemistry and science concepts can allow for upward career mobility and increased salary prospects.

Earning a degree in food sciences usually takes about four years, depending on the number of courses taken each semester. As the cost can vary depending on the school, it’s important to research the program thoroughly to determine an accurate cost.

There are many ways to utilize a food sciences degree to establish a rewarding career. Upon earning the degree, graduates may choose to explore several promising employment options in areas such as compliance, food manufacturing and production, research, development and nutritional therapy. Additionally, graduates may find work in the agricultural or government sectors. Job titles for these professionals may include laboratory technician, food safety specialist, quality assurance manager or product developer.

Depending on the student’s schedule, it is possible to earn a food sciences degree in the classroom or online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

This programme aims to equip graduates with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in food science and safety (such as food chemistry, nutritional science, microbiolo ... +

This programme aims to equip graduates with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in food science and safety (such as food chemistry, nutritional science, microbiology, food engineering, food safety management) that can work in the food-related industry and promote food safety in society. These could help them to perform effectively in the food, nutrition and catering industries and solve problems related to food science and safety. It will also provide students with generic management skills to function effectively as supervisors and managers as they progress in their careers. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences
Velp, Netherlands

Are you an innovative, enthusiastic and business-minded person with a passion for food safety and food innovation? Are you interested in a Bachelor study with a practical? Stu ... +

Are you an innovative, enthusiastic and business-minded person with a passion for food safety and food innovation? Are you interested in a Bachelor study with a practical? Study Food Technology (BSc) at Van Hall Larenstein in the Netherlands. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Canada

You will learn the chemical and physical nature of foods, causes of food deterioration, the basis of food safety, and principles of food processing, preservation, and packagin ... +

You will learn the chemical and physical nature of foods, causes of food deterioration, the basis of food safety, and principles of food processing, preservation, and packaging. You will examine what’s happening to meet consumer demand for nutrition, debate issues of food additives versus natural foods, learn about natural toxicants and research new methods of detecting unsafe or unwholesome food. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
Online
 
Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Food & Nutrition science sits at the interface of a number of core scientific disciplines. Our degree course opens up a wide range of rewarding and challenging career oppo ... +

Food & Nutrition science sits at the interface of a number of core scientific disciplines. Our degree course opens up a wide range of rewarding and challenging career opportunities; it equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to tackle the challenge of producing and manufacturing food for a growing global population. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
13 Sep 2020
Campus
 
UniLaSalle
Mont-Saint-Aignan, France

The 1st BSc & MSc integrated program - Engineering Master in Agronomy and Agro-industry - 100% in English.

The 1st BSc & MSc integrated program - Engineering Master in Agronomy and Agro-industry - 100% in English. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba, Australia +1 More

You will learn about food chemistry and analysis, food processing and product development, as well as food safety. You will also develop an understanding of the effects of foo ... +

You will learn about food chemistry and analysis, food processing and product development, as well as food safety. You will also develop an understanding of the effects of food components on human nutrition and health. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Sligo, Ireland

The B.Appl.Sc in Food & Business Management is designed to fulfil this need by providing the industry with multi-skilled graduates who can assist them in competing success ... +

The B.Appl.Sc in Food & Business Management is designed to fulfil this need by providing the industry with multi-skilled graduates who can assist them in competing successfully in an increasingly competitive and global market. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Guangdong Technion Israel Institute Of Technology
Shantou, China

A degree from the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering trains engineers in two areas: biotechnology and food. The program provides a unique combination of engineering ... +

A degree from the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering trains engineers in two areas: biotechnology and food. The program provides a unique combination of engineering and technological fields and areas of natural and life sciences, in particular, biotechnology. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Our course in Food Science and Technology is professionally accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology and aims to provide you with a broad understanding of mo ... +

Our course in Food Science and Technology is professionally accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology and aims to provide you with a broad understanding of modern food industries. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Sharda University
Greater Noida, India

The Course has been designed to have in-depth knowledge and understanding the subject with flexibility and choices...

The Course has been designed to have in-depth knowledge and understanding the subject with flexibility and choices... -
BSc
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jul 2020
Campus
 
Mahidol University International College
Bangkok, Thailand

Food Science and Technology involves the application of a variety of scientific disciplines to food manufacturing, which is the mass production of food products from raw anima ... +

Food Science and Technology involves the application of a variety of scientific disciplines to food manufacturing, which is the mass production of food products from raw animal and plant materials -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
Jun 2020
Campus
 
Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science
Budapest, Hungary

The program is intended to train food industry engineers.

The program is intended to train food industry engineers. -
BSc
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Campus
 
China Pharmaceutical University
Shanghai, China +1 More

Objective: This program provides a study of theories and experimental skills in fields such as chemistry, pharmacy, food science and engineering, food safety and hygiene, food ... +

Objective: This program provides a study of theories and experimental skills in fields such as chemistry, pharmacy, food science and engineering, food safety and hygiene, food quality controlling and quality management. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
Sep 2020
Campus