Food Science and Nutrition

Mrs J Holvey BEd Sheffield (Joint Head of Department and Head of Year)

Examination Body: Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition Diploma

The Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition Diploma is an academic, creative and innovative course that will encourage you to take a broad view of food science and nutrition. This is an Applied General qualification and is designed primarily to support you in progressing to university.

You will have the opportunity to learn through the acquisition of knowledge about the relationship between the human body and food as well as practical cooking and preparing food. The qualification has been designed around the concept of a ‘plan, do, review’ approach to learning.

The course includes a high practical input and you will be required to develop and enhance your ICT skills.

Delivery and Assessment

The course is assessed through a combination of written examinations, projects and case studies, in order to cater for different learning styles. The Food Industry continues to expand and is one of the largest employers in the UK. A Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition Diploma can lead to further education study in a wide variety of courses in research, food science, product development, public health, food manufacture, dietetics and marketing.