How to become a consumer scientist
You can get into this job through:
- a university course
- applying directly
You’ll usually need a degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject like:
- consumer studies
- food and consumer product management
- food science or technology
Some employers may ask for a postgraduate qualification in behavioural psychology or consumer behaviour.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in any subject for a postgraduate course
You may be able to apply directly if you've got relevant experience in a related industry, for instance food manufacturing or market research analysis.