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MRes - Master of Research
Nutrition Cell Biology
With an increasing need for research experts in nutrition, collaborate with internationally renowned experts in the field to tackle modern metabolic diseases and the impact on human health.
This specialist programme offers a highly topical theoretical and practical training in the science behind nutrition in preparation for your rewarding career within health research, a clinical environment, or the health industry.
With the imminent global obesity crisis and the associated increase in human metabolic disorders, there is increasing demand for interventions and experts who can offer solutions for healthy diets and nutrition to tackle these issues.
You will be taught by renowned experts in the field who have made an impact in topical areas of nutrition and metabolism. You will also conduct your own research and could choose from a variety of research topics including: the gut microbiota, Polyphenols and cardiovascular disease, the impact of mealtimes, the importance of breakfast, type 2 diabetes, dietary interventions for obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and the endocrine regulation of appetite and bodyweight.
The development of your research methods skills is an integral part of the course. You will further your understanding of modern nutrition research with a project which will give you not only experience of specialist research techniques, but also skills in research design and data handling and analysis with the use of statistics. Subject-specific lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practical work will both introduce and prepare you for recent advances in the field, both theoretical and technological and their applications in Nutrition.
As a member of the programme, you will join the Health Sciences Research Centre and will be encouraged to attend research seminars and lab meetings led by experts who are currently investigating a range of cutting-edge developments in Nutrition and health sciences.
This modern and unique postgraduate programme prepares you for careers in nutrition and metabolism research: academia, clinical research, industry or government, the food or pharmaceutical industry, and forms an excellent foundation for PhD studies.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by Programme Conveners; Applicants will be expected to apply and register for the full master's award. Those with a third-class honours degree are encouraged to complete an application as we will consider an applicant's wider circumstances in making a decision on an application.
Located in South-West London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acre parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities, located within 30 minutes of central London. The university has a long history dating back over 180 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research...more