Nutraceuticals are concentrated compounds obtained from food sources which can provide health benefits including prevention of disease and health promotion. Examples of nutraceuticals include substances such as Omega 3, antioxidants or probiotics. In today’s competitive food industry, and with increased consumer awareness of the link between diet and health, nutraceuticals are a dynamic and growing market sector. What are my... Career Opportunities? Graduates will be qualified to enter a rewarding career in this innovative industry, participating in and leading the development and production of high quality functional foods and new nutraceutical products for the food industry. Graduates of this programme find employment in a variety of roles including nutraceutical technologist, food product development specialist and quality control and regulatory roles.