Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

GCE in Home Economics

Access the GCE Nutrition and Food Science specification and support materials (for first teaching from September 2016) via the new Food and Nutrition microsite.

This specification is for first teaching from September 2008.

Through studying this specification, students will be encouraged to develop knowledge and understanding of:


  • health and well-being;
  • how society impacts on health and well-being;
  • the management of human and non-human resources;
  • making informed decisions about nutrition and consumer issues; and
  • technological change.