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AS Level: Food, Nutrition and Health at King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville

Course description

This is a broad based course which looks in depth at the factors that influence and affect our lifestyles and health. Whether you are interested in being the next Jamie Oliver, having a career  in Food or just interested in understanding food and diet, this is the course for you. More than just practical in nature, the course will develop your overall understanding of ingredients and processes. 

Entry requirements


5 GCSE grades A*-C




¨ Unit GOO1: External examination = 50% of AS (25% of A Level)

¨ Unit GOO2: External Examination = 50% of AS (25% of A Level)

¨ Unit GOO3: Personal, practical investigation = 25% of A Level

¨ Unit GOO4: Terminal Examination = 25% of A Level


Future opportunities


These are some of the careers that you could follow if you study Food & nutrition at KS5:

Restaurant Manager, Chef, Food Industry, Food Writer (books), Food Journalist, Educator (Promotion / Advertising), Teaching, Dietitian service, Community Health Worker (Start Right,  Environmental Health officer,  Product Designer/ Manufacturer, Food Product Development Scientist, Project Manager (Food Development), Food Nutritionist, Food Scientist, Food Technologist, Personal Trainer, Sales Executive - Health Food Supplements, Weight Loss Consultant, Project Manager (Food Development).


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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