B.Sc. On Campus

Nutrition (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

36 months
14500 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This BSc Nutrition (Hons) degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.


We are proud to be the only Nutrition degree course in Wales to be accredited by the Association for Nutrition professional body.  This means graduates of Nutrition (Hons) degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University are eligible for direct entry to become Associate Nutritionists and use the letters AssocNutr after their name.  

Then after a few years of relevant employment can become full Registered Nutritionist using the letters RNutr after their name.  This prestigious quality marker enables graduates to be recognised as professionally trained and regulated Nutritionists. 


  • Nutritionists work in health improvement, with groups or communities to promote health, well being and reduce inequalities.
  • The role might involve working with low income groups, pregnant women or in communities requiring specific health interventions related to nutrition. Our graduates have gone onto deliver nutrition interventions in public health teams and for local councils.  Others have used their skills of nutritional analysis to improve the provision of school meals.  
  • Other career opportunities are within NHS Trusts, sports nutrition, health promotion or Government Departments. Nutritionists may also work with charities or in the food industry, either with manufacturers or retailers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Nutrition (Macro and micronutrients)
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Professional Skills and Studies
  • Food Studies
  • Sensory Analysis of Food
  • Communication
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Five GCSEs including English Language (or Welsh First Language), Mathematics* and Science at grade C or above / grade 4 or above.

Typical offers may include​:

  • 96 - 112 points from at least two A levels to include a grade C at Biology, and a grade C preferably in Food Technology or Chemistry, but another Science will be considered; Welsh Baccalaureate – Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate considered as the third subject
  • RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma / Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Science (covering Biology and Chemistry) MMM - DMM
  • 96 - 112 points from at least two Scottish Advanced Highers to include a grade D at Biology, and a grade C preferably in Food Technology
  • 96 - 112 points from the Irish Leaving Certificate at Highers to include H2 grade in Biology and H2 grade in either Food Technology or Chemistry
  • 96 - 112 points from the Access to Higher Education Diploma to include Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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