Nutrition BSc (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £13,750
Domestic tuition: £9,250
In humans, a poor diet can have a significant effect on health and can contribute to a range of conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. This degree provides students with the opportunity to study nutritional science alongside core medical science topics – overall, providing an overview of the relationship between diet and a person’s health.
This program can be done
GCSEs Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths and English Plus one of the following: A levels A minimum of 112 UCAS points from at least two A levels, including Human Biology, Biology or Chemistry at grade C or above BTEC BTEC National Diploma Science - Distinction/Merit/Merit BTEC Extended Diploma Science - Distinction/Merit/Merit International Baccalaureate 24+ with six higher level points in Chemistry or Biology Access course Pass QAA Accredited AHE (Science) with a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Merit with at least 15 credits at Merit in Chemistry/Biology. English and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications Interview: No Work experience: No Personal statement selection criteria Clear communication skills, including good grammar and spelling Information relevant to the course applied for Interest in the course demonstrated with explanation and evidence If relevant for the course - work and life experience English language requirements: If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.
Graduates could go on to practise nutrition in a wide range of areas, including the NHS, the food industry, public health, research, medical writing, education, commerce and sales. Graduates with a Nutrition degree may work as nutritionists within the NHS and private healthcare. Graduates with a Nutrition degree can work in a range of different settings, from giving nutritional advice to patients to working in the food industry.