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Nutrition and Health (extended degree), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Nutrition and Health (extended degree) programme at the University of Roehampton provides a firm foundation in biochemistry, physiology and psychology that you will  need to work as a nutrition professional. Taught by leading experts in their field, in excellent facilities, including a food lab with sensory analysis tasting booths and biomedical and microbiology labs. 
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Overview

During the Nutrition and Health (extended degree) programme at the University of Roehampton, you will be supported in a welcoming and diverse community of staff and students, on a beautiful parkland campus. You will have access to our state-of-the art facilities and excellent laboratories, including our food lab, with sensory analysis tasting booths, and specialist laboratories for physiology, microbiology and computing. 

We offer innovative modules such as Advances in Nutrition, where you’ll explore recent developments and innovations in the field of nutrition, including the role of ‘omics’ technology, interactions between diet, genes and disease, and the role of various nutrients. Other interesting modules include Nutrition of Population Groups, which explores how different stages of life can determine nutritional status and requirements, and Food Science, where you’ll gain insight into the science behind food production, quality and safety. 

Career options

You could go on to work in the NHS, in areas such as health policy or health promotion, or become a public health nutritionist. Some of our graduates have taken their skills into the food and beverage industry, working in product development or food safety. You could also go on to further study and research at postgraduate level. 

Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Association for Nutrition, so once you graduate you can become a Registered Associate Nutritionist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication for Academic Purposes 
  • Operational Mathematics
  • Scientific Thinking and Techniques
  • An Introduction to Human Physiology
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Professional and Academic Practice for Nutritionists
  • Psychology and Sociology for Nutrition
  • Introduction to Human Disease

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Level;
  • a pass in one subject at GCE Advanced Level plus (a) passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Subsidiary Level, or (b) a Vocational A-Level Single Award, or (c) two Vocational A-Level part Awards;
  • a Vocational A-Level Double Award; or
  • a Vocational A-Level Single Award plus (a) two Vocational A-Level part Awards, or (b) passes in two distinct subjects at GCE Advanced Subsidiary Level; or
  • a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma; or
  • a Scottish Certificate of Education with (a) passes in five subjects, including at least three at Higher grade, or (b) passes in four subjects all at Higher grade or New Higher grade

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12875 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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