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Public Health Nutrition MSc

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Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | 17-JAN-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

17-JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Promotion Nutrition Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The Msc in Public Health Nutrition at Coventry University is designed to give you the opportunity to consider public health nutrition dilemmas by leading a culture that engages a shared responsibility for health, developing organised efforts to promote and maintain nutrition-related health / well being and encourage the informed choices of society.

This course is accredited by Association for Nutrition.

Course information

This course is designed to bring together the science of nutrition, consultancy and creativity to provide you with the chance to expand your horizons beyond the more traditional approaches to public health nutrition.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to work across multiple agencies championing a shared responsibility for health to ultimately open avenues for becoming leaders in public health nutrition. The course is designed to provide a broad-based approach to public health nutrition drawing upon a range of disciplines and staff expertise, which aims to expose you to a novel amalgamation of nutrition, public health, research, commercial and media insight.

Career prospects

Public health nutritionist graduates may work in a variety of settings to improve or enhance public health through the prevention and secondary prevention of nutrition and diet related diseases.

Government and local government, health authorities and hospitals, charities and NGOs all employ public health nutritionists. The food industry including manufacturers and retailers utilise public health nutritionists to facilitate social responsibility or to gain a competitive advantage through using nutrition as a unique selling point. Successful completion of this Masters could also act as a launchpad for further academic study including PhD.

Modules

This module allows you the opportunity to consider and critically evaluate policy decisions that drive public health nutrition actions. The consideration of social determinants of health and how policy contributes to health equity or inequality will be examined. You will explore how to plan and conduct health needs assessments (with nutrition focus) and how to include hard to reach groups in this process.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£10,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£16,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a Nutrition/Dietetic/Health Science/ Sports and Exercise Science undergraduate course – and students will normally have achieved a second class (2.ii) classification or above, or equivalent qualification.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more

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