Food Science and Nutrition
Delivered at Westfield School
Aims of the course
- This A level equivalent gives you the opportunity to study both the theoretical and practical aspects of nutrition, food, and food preparation.
- Develop your knowledge and understanding of the composition of foods and of the food production industries.
- Continue to improve your practical skills and relate to healthy eating and the science of food.
Unit 1: Meeting Nutritional Needs of Specific Groups
Unit 2: Ensuring Food is Safe to Eat
Unit 3: Experimenting to Solve Food Production Problems (Optional)
Unit 4 Current Issues in Food Science and Nutrition (Optional)
In the first year, the students will work on Unit 1 and 2. Unit 1 will be assessed by both coursework and an examination. Unit 2 will be assessed by an examination and coursework – to include practical work. Unit 3 or 4 will be studied in U6 as a coursework module.
The Diploma provides a suitable foundation for the study of Food Science, Food Marketing, Food and Nutrition, Catering or any health related fields, such as Nursing or Dietetics at University.
This course will be delivered at Westfield School.