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Bachelor of Nutrition (Hons)
Bachelor of Nutrition (Hons)

Bachelor of Nutrition (Hons)

  • ID:UH440125
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of  6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 58 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and explores in detail the scientific basis of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. On graduation you will become a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) and you can play an influential role in educating the public, promoting healthy eating and developing healthier food. In the first year you’ll study basic nutrition, food science and psychology concepts and develop a fundamental understanding of human physiology, biochemistry and cell biology.

You’ll then move on to study more specialised areas such as disease pathophysiology, metabolism and how nutrition can play a key role in health and disease prevention throughout the lifecycle. You will also study modules related to food industry and employability including the role of the nutritionist in foodservice. In your final year you will undertake a two-week work experience and will study public health nutrition, sports nutrition, behaviour change and contemporary topics in nutrition. You will also undertake a final year research project. You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to choose from study abroad or take a year-long work placement in industry.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Introduction to Biochemistry and Metabolism, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Human Physiology (Nutrition and Dietetics), 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Cell Biology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Foundations in Human Nutrition, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Psychology and Sociology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Food Science, Safety and Systems, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Practice for Nutrition, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Food Quality Assurance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research Methods for Nutrition, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Biochemistry and Metabolism 2, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Food Service Management for Nutritionists, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Clinical Nutrition, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Nutrition Health and Disease, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Work Experience in Nutrition, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Nutrition Research, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Behaviour Change, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sport & Performance Nutrition, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Public Health Nutrition Interventions, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Public Health Nutrition Policy, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Nutrition Year Study Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Nutrition Placement Year, 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The continuing interest in the investigation between nutrition and health indicates an increase in career opportunities for nutrition graduates. There are many opportunities in charities and social enterprises that promote healthy eating. Most of the major food manufacturers and retailers employ nutritionists for either improving the nutritional quality of existing products and/or developing new products with health enhancing properties. There are also opportunities in the foodservice industry (e.g. wholesalers and catering companies). In addition, there are a variety of careers for nutritionists in the community and in governmental and non-governmental public health units.

In these roles you will be able to develop and implement health policies and programmes and promote healthy eating to the public. Opportunities for nutritionists also arise in research, education and journalism. Once you gain at least 3 years of experience after you graduate you can become a registered nutritionist (RNutr) and you may consider setting up your own consultancy business and work as a freelancer.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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