School of Food Science and Nutrition

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Study food science and nutrition at Leeds.

Why do some foods help reduce the likelihood of heart disease and cancer? How can we best supply healthy food to nearly 7 billion people worldwide? Are we making any progress against fighting obesity and malnutrition?

To discover the answers and become one of the future leaders in the field of food science and nutrition, choose to study at Leeds.

1st in The Guardian University League Tables 2017

2nd in The Times-Sunday Times Good University Guide

3rd in The Complete University Guide 

As one of the top ranked Food Science and Nutrition schools in the country, we can offer a number of food-related disciplines which take a scientific and technical approach to understanding the nature of raw food materials, their transformation into products, as well as the long-term effects food and drink can have on our health and well-being.

Undergraduate study
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Lucy Packman

BSc Food Science and Nutrition

"The broad mixture of topics covered is the best thing about the course, from the in depth chemistry to the implications of food on health"