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Human Nutrition MSc/ PG Certificate/ PG Diploma

Human Nutrition MSc/ PG Certificate/ PG Diploma

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nutrition

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition – graduates can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as Registered Associate Nutritionists. You’ll study different methods of dietary assessment and analysis, and you'll explore the importance of nutrition policy on a local and global scale.

Course description

The course aims to give you an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of human nutritional biochemistry, physiology and epidemiology, as well as public health nutrition and nutrition research.

You’ll study different methods of dietary assessment and analysis, enabling you to collect, analyse and interpret dietary information. You’ll also explore the nutritional challenges of vulnerable population groups and the importance of nutrition policy both locally and in a global context.

The course helps to prepare you for a career in research, the food industry, academia, community nutrition and nutrition consultancy.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association for Nutrition – graduates can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as Registered Associate Nutritionists

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Modules

This module is designed to develop students? knowledge and understanding of nutrition through the lifespan in relation to health and disease. In particular, the content of the module considers what our nutritional requirements are, how we determine nutritional status of an individual and how nutritional recommendations are adapted dependent on certain common conditions including obesity, diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Please see our University website for fees and funding information.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

You’ll have a 2:1 degree in a relevant science subject. A 2:2 may be acceptable depending on the degree and your references. We also accept graduates in medicine. If your degree is not science-based, you may be accepted if you can demonstrate a sound underpinning knowledge in the biosciences, to meet the demands of the programme.