PDA Food Science

Course Content

This science-based course looks at food analysis and the composition and microbiology of food. It is an ideal course for those looking to gain some experience in the area of food science or nutrition and the award could lead to entry to an HNC Applied Science or HNC Food Science course. The PDA in Food Science was developed in partnership with employers and industry and could help anyone in the industry meet any knowledge or skills gaps to allow progression in the industry.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Biology qualification at B grade or Higher Health and Food Technology at a C grade.

Method of Assessment

Each unit will be assessed through a closed-book assessment and there will be some compulsory assessed practical work.

Future Prospects

Progression to HNC Applied Science or HNC Food Science and Technology.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Evening/Weekends

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    12 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area


  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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