• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Is the UK going through an obesity epidemic? Why have obesity levels more than trebled in the last 30 years despite the health and wellbeing industries prospering? What can be done to promote fitness and balanced nutrition throughout the country? the Fitness, Nutrition and Health (Hons) programme from Abertay University can help you answer these questions!

This joint offering between the Divisions of Engineering and Food Science and Sport and Exercise Sciences draws on the core disciplines of physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition, and provides built-in work placements designed to match your career interests.

Your Journey Starts Here

Exercise, physical activity and nutritional balance are key ingredients in the recipe for a healthier lifestyle. Study in our state-of-the-art facilities and explore how nutrition and fitness impact on the wellbeing.

Careers 

This bespoke programme allows you to study both nutrition and sports science, giving you an edge in the graduate job market. You'll be well equipped to work in a wide range of fitness and health professions, including roles such as an Active Schools Coordinator or in public health nutrition. 

The Fitness Nutrition and Health programme is aligned with the requirements of the Association for Nutrition (AfN), which means you can apply to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) upon graduation from this programme, and a Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) following approximately three years relevant professional experience. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Nutrition and the Consumer
  • Biology: Biology Principles and Practice
  • Psychology of Exercise and Health
  • Biomechanics for Physical Activity Health 
  • Nutrition through the Lifespan

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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