36 months
29460 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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 At King’s College London, you can immerse yourself in cutting-edge research in everything from public health to eating disorders, then put together your own research project in your final year by studying Nutritional Sciences. 


With modules covering specialist topics in related subjects, you’ll develop a broad knowledge suitable for any career in the field. And with practical lab sessions and work placement opportunities, you’ll have the experience and confidence to stand out.

The Nutritional Sciences course is offered by King's College London

Key benefits

  • Learn in a department renowned for the quality of its research in pioneering areas like FODMAPs and intestinal health, iron deficiency and anaemia, and food insecurity and malnutrition
  • Discover career opportunities with profession study days where you’ll get advice from external experts working in industry
  • Take an optional placement with an industry organisation to gain real-life experience – past students have worked at Waitrose and Kellogg’s Company
  • Tailor the course to your own interests, with optional modules in microbiology, pharmacology and genetics – you can even study a new language


The programme is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Following completion of the course, you’ll be eligible to apply to join the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Biochemistry for Health Sciences
  • Nutrition
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Genetics & Molecular Biology
  • Physiology for Nutrition Students
  • Social and Psychological Studies

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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Required subjects

Chemistry and Biology

  • Required grades


Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

  • International Baccalaureate

34 points

Including 655 at Higher Level with both Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 34 includes TOK/EE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29460 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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