Why should you study a food science degree abroad?Food is essential to everything and everybody, and consequently it is one of the world’s biggest business areas. Food issues are extremely topical and debates about genetically modified crops, health and disease and food shortages are all important issues.
Choosing to study a food science degree abroad will allow you to examine these issues in more depth, as well as looking issues facing nutritionist and how we can make our food healthier.
How can you benefit from studying a food science degree abroad?
Food science is all about looking at how we can improve the way we manufacture food and decide on what we eat to make ourselves healthier and our food sources more sustainable. If you have an interest in nutrition, sustainability and how our food is produced, this could be the degree for you.
Studying a food science degree abroad will obviously prepare you for a career as a dietician and working with people, but many of the skills you gain through your degree will be transferable to a number of different sectors.
For example, you will spend lots of time working through data, so you will improve your numeracy and statistical awareness as part of most degrees.
Some of the skills you will gain on an undergraduate food science and nutrition degree will include:
- Statistical awareness
- Critical awareness
- Time management
- Project management
What types of jobs can you apply for with this degree?
Opting to study a food science degree abroad will prepare you for a career in a number of science and health based industries. You could become a dietician, working with patients with eating disorders or allergies. You could work in research, looking at how to preserve food for longer or working on modified foods.
Whatever role you go into, you should be able to use your knowledge of nutrition to examine how different types of food affect the body.
Some of the jobs that food science and nutrition graduates secure after completing their qualifications include:
- Food technologist
- Production manager
- Research scientist
- Product development scientist
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