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MSC Nutrition with Public Health Management

MSC Nutrition with Public Health Management

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Full time | City Campus | 1 year | JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nutrition Health Promotion Health Service Administration / Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Gain in-depth knowledge and detailed understanding of the principles and practice of human nutrition.
  • Develop an appropriate level of competence in public health management including financial, organisational and applied management relevant to employment in the nutrition and the public health sector.
  • Enhance your ability to critically analyse current and developing theory.

Nutritionists within the public health sector play an important role in promoting good health and preventing diet-related disease in the population. This course equips recent graduates and health professionals with the knowledge and skills to specialise in public health nutrition.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Develop and advance personal, professional and transferable skills that will equip you for a career in the rapidly evolving nutrition and public health environment and provide a foundation for employability and continuing professional development.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • laboratory classes
  • counselling simulations
  • workshops

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as

  • a public health manager such as obesity lead or healthy schools lead
  • a food development co-ordinator
  • a health promotion specialist
  • a company nutritionist
  • a nutritionist for international humanitarian organisation
  • a nutrition researcher.

Modules

Work Related Learning (15 Credits) - Core
Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
Public Health Management (15 Credits) - Core
Nutritional Physiology And Biochemistry (15 Credits) - Core
Life Course Approach To Nutrition (30 Credits) - Core
Issues In Public Health And Nutrition (15 Credits) - Core
Food Chain (15 Credits) - Core
Behaviour Change In Nutrition And Health (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (45 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,620

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,895

Entry requirements

Typically, you should have one of the following: an honours degree or equivalent in food, wellbeing, health or biological science; substantial relevant experience at a senior level - with evidence from referees, performance on training courses or further education qualifications, showing you are capable of gaining a postgraduate qualification

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more