B.Sc. On Campus

Food Science, Nutrition and Wellbeing (Hons)

48 months
14000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Embark on a fascinating journey to learn how food, nutrition and exercise impacts on our wellbeing and health. Explore the role of fitness and nutrition in promoting public health, and consider food and consumer choices from a safety, quality, and nutritional perspective with the Food Science, Nutrition and Wellbeing (Hons) at Abertay University.


Working in the state-of-the art labs at the Food Science, Nutrition and Wellbeing (Hons) at Abertay University, you’ll master analytical techniques and learn how to test food professionally. You’ll understand consumer food behaviour and how to influence and implement change to improve the nation’s health.

We teach you the fundamentals of food, nutrition and exercise, including:

  • Food handling skills.
  • The functionality of raw and cooked food ingredients.
  • The key social issues in nutrition, sport and exercise.
  • How nutrition, metabolism and digestion relate to diet and health.
  • How to analyse food and drink using a range of scientific techniques.
  • The nutritional needs throughout an individual’s lifespan.

If you want to study a wide-ranging and flexible degree, then Abertay is for you. Our courses are ideal for secondary school leavers, entrants from further education colleges, and mature students. Plus, this course is aligned with the General Teaching Council (GTC) requirements for the PG Diploma in Home Economics teaching.


There has never been a more exciting time to study for yourfuture career. I his sector is growing all the time, especialy inlight of recent events such as COVID 19 and climate change.We are extremely proud of our graduates who have gone on to doamazing things. The kind of jobs they have include:

  • Nutritionist
  • Food satety ofticer
  • Home economics teacher
  • New food product development specialist
  • Health improvement officer
  • Food Scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Nutrition
  • Applied Biological Sciences for Food and Human Health 
  • Social Science for Sport and Exercise
  • Nutrition and the Consumer
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Abertay 101 - Being Successful at Abertay 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have a pass Maths - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4.  National 5 Lifeskill Maths and Application of Maths NOT accepted in lieu of Maths.
  • Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE - overall score of 169 on Cambridge Grading Scale
  • International Baccalaureate - English B at S5 or H4, English A no specific grade required
  • European Baccalaureate - English Language 1 at grade 6 or English Language 2 at grade 7

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.

England, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland: £9250

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 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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