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Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders MRes

Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders MRes

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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Nutrition Health Care Management / Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This rewarding research-based programme will prepare you for a career in nutrition research, clinical environment or the health industry. 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. As a member of the course, 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. Graduates can go on to further study, conduct research within academia or the food industry, work in pharmaceuticals, nutrition, and scientific writing.

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Full time


1 year

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This module is part of the training in research methods essential for Health masters programmes. The module assumes some prior experience with research methods, either through research experience or prior learning (e.g. as part of an undergraduate degree). This should include an awareness of different approaches to research (experiment, survey, quantitative and qualitative methods), understanding of the basic principles of research and the need for rigour, replication and hypothesis testing including some fundamental statistical techniques.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.

University information

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 history dating back over 175 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

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