• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

During this Nutrition (Hons) course from De Montfort University you will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills in both our science laboratories and clinical skills suite.

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. 

Students will learn about the effects of nutrition on health at different stages of life, while considering the impact on public health in the UK and globally.

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.

Opportunities and careers

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years sandwich (optional)

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Personal and Professional Skills
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Organ Systems Physiology
  • Immunology
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Global Public Health
  • Evidence Based Medicine

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 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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