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Ulster University

Consumer Management and Food Innovation

UCAS Code: N980

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C-B,B,B

Applicants may be able to satisfy the requirement for one A-Level B or C grade by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by UCAS.

Overall Access profile 60% - 70%

GCSE/National 4/National 5

For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass in English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent). Essential Skills Level 2 Mathematics will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE Maths. Essential Skills Level 3 Communication will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE English.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24-26

To include 12 - 13 at higher level

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3-H3,H3,H3,H4,H4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM-DDM

To include Unit profile of 7 - 9 distinctions.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,C-C,D,D

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,C,C-B,C,C,C,C

UCAS Tariff

104-123

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

106%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Others in business and management

Understanding the role of the consumer from a business perspective and the importance of meeting consumer demands within today's marketplace is the central focus within this exciting and challenging programme of study. The content is designed to develop your knowledge on the pivotal role the consumer plays in the design, development, management, marketing and retailing of products and services. It addresses the processes and key issues involved in helping consumers make informed choices about the products and services they buy and use. The course will provide you with the appropriate analytical, teamwork, organisational and problem-solving skills and competencies necessary for a career related to consumer management and food innovation.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
for the whole course
EU
£4,160
for the whole course
International
£13,240
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£4,160
for the whole course
Scotland
£9,000
for the whole course
Wales
£9,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Coleraine

Department:

Coleraine Campus

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
52%
Male students
48%
Female students

After graduation


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Others in business and management

What are graduates doing after six months?

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39%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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