• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Food, Nutrition and Health (Hons) programme from Abertay University is vocationally relevant and combines academic theory with practical skills in our newly refurbished laboratories.

You’ll be trained by forward-looking experts, with hands-on experience a crucial learning method to help you uncover:

  • The nutritional function of foods and nutritional requirements of a person throughout their lifespan
  • How to design healthy, balanced foods that are safe to eat
  • How food nutrients work in the body and how they impact our health
  • The link between nutrition and public health
  • What drives consumer eating habits and behaviours

This programme helps you develop an in-depth understanding of the relationship between food, diet and nutrition and their impact on the wellbeing of the individual. 

It will enable you appreciate the link between nutrition and public health and you will learn how to develop nutritional strategies to improve the health of the individual or the community.

Careers 

If your interests lie in nutrition and health, public health nutrition or home economics teaching, this degree could be your passport to success. 

Your CV will be enhanced by a relevant work experience placement in schools, National Health Service or community roles and projects linked to health and nutrition. You'll be trained to maximise your own potential, either contributing to teamwork, or leading a team, and you'll be confident presenting to audiences of all professional levels - all skills that are valued by employers in the food and health sector. 

Our graduates have gone to secure roles such as: Nutritionist, hygiene officers, home economics teacher, community advice, consumer advice, and health promotion workers within the NHS or private sectors.

Accreditation

Association for Nutrition (AfN)

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Science Principles and Practice
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Nutrition and the Consumer
  • Food Design and Promotion
  • Nutrition through the Lifespa

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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General Requirements

  • All applicants must have a pass Maths - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4.  National 5 Lifeskill Maths not accepted in lieu of Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 9,250 GBP

Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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