Bachelor of Science Degrees in Food Sciences

Compare 21 Bachelor of Science Programs in Food Sciences

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 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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BSc in Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Guangdong Technion Israel Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Shantou

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 in Biotechnology and Food Engineering

College: College of Engineering

Duration: 4 Years

Description: 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. Working with biological materials is common to both fields, and provides a basis for core courses in engineering and technology.

The program is designed to prepare graduates for work in different fields of biotechnology or food engineering – in diverse industries that incorporate high-technology and are based on biotechnological and biochemical processes. Graduates can be employed, among other fields, in the food industry or areas such as pharmaceuticals; cosmetics; environmental protection; standards institutes, and food and drug regulation.... [-]


Bachelor in Food Technology

Wageningen University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Wageningen

The bachelor (BSc) in Food Technology is a three-year full-time programme. The first year includes four subjects specific to food technology, and the remainder are mostly core subjects in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology. The second year consists primarily of specialist subjects in food technology. The third year includes only one compulsory subject, and the rest of the year is made up of electives and the BSc thesis. [+]

Bachelor's Food Technology

The food industry is the largest business sector in the world. Research and development of new products is important in order to maintain an effective competitive position and respond to consumer demand. The study of food technology is what supplies the knowledge for this ongoing process.

Programme

The bachelor (BSc) in Food Technology is a three-year full-time programme. The first year includes four subjects specific to food technology, and the remainder are mostly core subjects in mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology. The second year consists primarily of specialist subjects in food technology. The third year includes only one compulsory subject, and the rest of the year is made up of electives and the BSc thesis.... [-]


Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Science and Technology

United International College
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 China Zhuhai

The aims of this program are to nurture graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in handling issues concerning production, marketing and management of food, and nutritional science. The program will prepare students to be well-trained food scientists, technologists, regulatory specialists and food science professionals employed either by government agencies or private food industries, both local and foreign companies, establishing sales and manufacturing facilities in China. [+]

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Science and Technology

The aims of this program are to nurture graduates who are knowledgeable and competent in handling issues concerning production, marketing and management of food, and nutritional science. The program will prepare students to be well-trained food scientists, technologists, regulatory specialists and food science professionals employed either by government agencies or private food industries, both local and foreign companies, establishing sales and manufacturing facilities in China.

Our curriculum maintains a current approach, encompassing the latest scientific, technological and industrial developments, aiming at providing the necessary human resources for the development of the food industry in China. The curriculum covers areas of general sciences, including General Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, General Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Analytical Chemistry, giving students a solid foundation in food science and technology. In addition, students are required to take a group of core courses specifically in food science and technology, such as Food Chemistry, Food Process Engineering, Food Analysis, Food Materials Science, Food Science Laboratory, Nutrition, Food Microbiology and Toxicology, Food Product Development, Quality Assurance and Safety of Food, etc. In addition, students will be encouraged to select some major elective courses based on their interests and plans for future development in two directions: science and technology,and business and management.... [-]


BSc in Food Engineering

Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science
Campus Full time 7 semesters October 2018 Hungary Budapest

The program is intended to train food industry engineers. [+]

Length of course: 7 (6+1) semesters

Core curriculum (fields of knowledge essential for the qualification):

the natural science disciplines (Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology) providing the foundation to the food engineering profession, 20-30 credits general professional training with regards to understanding the processes during food processing and storing (Biochemistry, food chemistry, physical chemistry, general microbiology, 15-25 credits basic knowledge of engineering and technology (engineering technologies, food industry processing skills, measurements and automation, electrotechnics, informatics), 30-40 credits specialized knowledge in food safety (food analytics, food microbiology and food hygiene, food security, food industry quality control) 10-20 credits economic knowledge and communication skills (economics, food industry economics, food industry marketing, process management, legal regulations of food production and food processing, negotiation skills) 15-25 credits professional knowledge of the food sector offering special competences for food production and food handling (technologies of handling goods, animal product technologies, technologies of wine and soft drink production, technologies of confectionery and edible fat production, technologies of brewing and distilling, cereal technologies, preservation technologies, food trade), 50-75 credits ... [-]

Bachelor of Science (Food Science)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 years November 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 3 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 food components on human nutrition and health. [+]

Indulge your passion for food and science

The food industry is adding value to the country’s great strength in agriculture and increasingly delivering exports into the world’s markets. You can be part of Australia’s largest manufacturing industry by studying USQ’s Bachelor of Science (Food Science) and discover the science behind the development of new food products.

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.

USQ is at the forefront of the developing market for ‘functional foods’ such as purple carrots and Queen Garnet plums. The University is a world leader in functional food research (ERA National Report, 2015).... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Food Bioscience

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)-approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland. [+]

Food Bioscience is the application of biological and related sciences to food issues; food bioscientists are much in demand to ensure food quality, safety and security.

This is the only Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) - approved Food Bioscience programme in Scotland; it satisfies the educational requirements for membership of the Institute. It is also approved by the Royal Environment Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS) to meet the pre-registration academic standard for the Scottish Food Safety Officers' Registration Board.

We are the only institution in Scotland to offer this type of programme and have the strongest emphasis of any Scottish university on food and its development. You will learn about food composition, the effect of chemicals and additives on consumers and food safety as well as genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, and nutrition, combined with key industry skills and an understanding of food legislation.... [-]


Top-up to BSc (Hons) in Baking Science and Technology

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Top-up to degree level course for those with a background in baking science and an interest in extending their skills and scientific understanding. One-year, full-time. [+]

Earn some dough

Are you fascinated by the science of baking? This specialist degree could be perfect for you – it focuses on the core skills and knowledge required by the rapidly-growing baking industry. It's a specialist course for those with an academic and practical background in baking science who wish to develop their skills and boost their employability.

This course is currently subject to validation.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 1 year September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

Top-up to BSc in Baking Science and Technology (New Product Development)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Top-up degree course for those with a background in baking science and an interest in new product development for the food and beverage industry. One-year, full-time. [+]

Have your cake and eat it

Baking is a highly technical skill and a qualification in this field will make you really attractive to employers. This course will help you develop the skills to become a successful baking technologist: you’ll garner specialist managerial skills, which are linked to the commercial and technological aspects of the baking profession.

This specialist course focuses on the process by which new products are developed. New product development (NPD) is the engine driver of the food and beverage industry.

This course is currently subject to validation.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 1 year September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

Top-up to BSc (Hons) in Baking Science and Technology (Nutrition)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom London

Top-up to the Degree-level course for those with a background in baking science and in nutrition looking to develop personally and professionally. One-year, full-time. [+]

Have your cake and eat it

Baking is a highly technical skill and a qualification in this field will make you an attractive prospect to employers. This course will help you develop the skills to become a highly successful baking technologist: you’ll develop specialist managerial skills, which are linked to the commercial and technological aspects of the baking profession.

This specialist course offers the chance to combine interests in baking production and the nutritional, health and wellbeing aspects of food production.

This course is currently subject to validation.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 1 year September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Baking Science and Technology (New Product Development)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

Degree-level course for those interested in baking science and in new product development for the food and beverage industry. Three-years, full-time. [+]

Have your cake and eat it

Baking is a highly technical skill and a qualification in this field will make you an attractive prospect to employers. This course will help you develop the skills to become a successful baking technologist: you’ll garner specialist managerial skills, which are linked to the commercial and technological aspects of the baking profession.

This specialist course focuses on the process by which new products are developed. New product development (NPD) is the engine driver of the food and beverage industry.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Food Science

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

This degree course takes a scientific approach to the study of food, integrating biology, chemistry, and mathematics, and examining the modern food industry. Offered on a full-time and sandwich basis. [+]

You are what you eat

Are you fascinated by food from a scientific point of view? This course could be ideal for you, with its scientific study of food that integrates the basic sciences (biology, chemistry, and mathematics) and examines them within the context of the modern food industry. And with the food industry employing over 650,000 in the UK, it could be a great path to a career.

Why Food Science at LSBU? This industry-relevant course helps you develop an understanding of the complex commercial nature of the food industry. Professional links mean you’ll be eligible for student membership of the Institute of Food Science and Technology. We’re the No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide League Table, 2018). Our staff members are experts in their respective fields. Our dedicated facilities include product development labs with a sensory evaluation suite and an extensive compositional and analytical suite. With the help of our London Food Centre, you’ll be able to find industrial placements and organize work experience. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Sandwich 4 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Baking Science and Technology (Nutrition)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

Degree-level course for those interested in baking science and in nutrition more broadly. Three-years, full-time. [+]

Have your cake and eat it

Baking is a highly technical skill and a qualification in this field will make you really attractive to employers. This course will help you develop the skills to become a highly successful baking technologist: you’ll develop specialist managerial skills, which are linked to the commercial and technological aspects of the baking profession.

This specialist course offers the chance to combine interests in baking production and the nutritional, health and wellbeing aspects of food production.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Baking Science and Technology

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

Degree-level course for those interested in baking science and the scientific aspects impacting upon the baking sector. Three-years, full-time. [+]

Are you fascinated by the science of baking? This specialist degree could be perfect for you – it focuses on the core skills and knowledge required by the rapidly-growing baking industry, and could make you very attractive to employers when you graduate.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Modules ... [-]

Top-up to BSc in Baking Technology Management

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

This innovative programme enables students who have already graduated with the FdSc Baking Technology Management or with sufficient industry experience to top-up to the full degree award with one year of study. [+]

Have your cake and eat it

Baking is a highly technical skill and a qualification in this field will make you really attractive to employers. This course will help you to become a specialist manager, teaching you the commercial and technological aspects of the baking profession.

Why Baking Science and Technology at LSBU? Our amazing heritage: LSBU is the site of the oldest Bakery School in the UK. This industry-relevant course is widely recognized across the baking industry has professional links with a number of organizations. We’re No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide league table, 2018). This course is endorsed by The Worshipful Company of Bakers. You'll have plenty of networking opportunities, attending industry events and guest lectures and talks from professionals hosted by us. Our exceptional bakery facilities include laboratories - research-based teaching will inform the learning experience throughout. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 1 year September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Food Science (Food Safety)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

This degree course takes a scientific approach to the study of food, with an emphasis on food safety, safe food preparation, and real-world applications. Offered on a full-time basis. [+]

Safety first

If you're interested in studying food science with a focus on food safety, safe food preparation, and real-world applications, this course is for you. Based on Institute for Food Science and Technology (IFST) recognized modular material, you'll explore fundamental and advanced concepts in food, food hygiene, and safety from farm to fork.

Why Food Science at LSBU? This industry-relevant course helps you develop an understanding of the complex commercial nature of the food industry. Professional links mean you’ll be eligible for student membership of the Institute of Food Science and Technology. We’re the No.1 London modern university for research quality in Food Science (Complete University Guide League Table, 2018). Our staff members are experts in their respective fields. Our dedicated facilities include product development labs with a sensory evaluation suite and an extensive compositional and analytical suite. With the help of our London Food Centre, you’ll be able to find industrial placements and organize work experience. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]