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Food Technology at Falmouth School

Course description

In a nutshell, Food Technology is using food science for the creation, preservation, processing, packaging and distribution of food products. As a food technologist you’ll be able to create foods that satisfy the increasing demand for meals which look fantastic, taste great and are marketable.

It’s a smart career choice too. People are always going to eat, so you could be part of a growth industry. During both years there’s a mix of classroom learning and practical learning-by-doing.

In the first year (AS) course you’ll study materials and components, market influences and manufacturing processes. Practical work will include designing, making and launching a product. In the second year you’ll continue to learn about manufacturing through to marketing, whilst the practical sessions give you more experience at creating and testing new food ideas. You will also have the opportunity to visit food manufacturers.

This course allows candidates to take a broad view of design and technology and food science and nutrition, to design and make products and to appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's grade C & above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Falmouth School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September