36 months
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14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Nutrition (Hons) degree from University of Hertfordshire is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and explores in detail the scientific basis of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. 

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Overview

Why choose this course?

  • Graduates can register to become an Associate Registered Nutritionist
  • Two-week work experience included, putting theory into practice
  • Broaden your horizons with an optional study abroad or placement year
  • Active research community.
  • Accredited by the Association for Nutrition. On graduation from the Nutrition (Hons) degree at University of Hertfordshire , you become a Registered Associate Nutritionist and can use the ANutr qualification.
  • Major focus on employability. All students undertake a 2-week work experience as part of their degree which contributes to academic credits.
  • Optional 12-month industrial placement or study abroad overseas at one of our world partner universities as part of a 4-year degree.
  • Practical experience in the brand new state-of the art Science, Diet and Sports Performance labs.

What's next for my career?

The continuing interest in the investigation between nutrition and health indicates an increase in career opportunities for nutrition graduates. There are many opportunities in charities and social enterprises that promote healthy eating. Most of the major food manufacturers and retailers employ nutritionists for either improving the nutritional quality of existing products and/or developing new products with health enhancing properties. There are also opportunities in the foodservice industry (e.g. wholesalers and catering companies). In addition, there are a variety of careers for nutritionists in the community and in governmental and non-governmental public health units.

In these roles you will be able to develop and implement health policies and programmes and promote healthy eating to the public. Opportunities for nutritionists also arise in research, education and journalism. Once you gain at least 3 years of experience after you graduate you can become a registered nutritionist (RNutr) and you may consider setting up your own consultancy business and work as a freelancer. 

There are many opportunities for registered associate nutritionists including working in: public health where you can educate people to make healthier choices; the food industry where you can provide nutritional information and help develop healthier products and clinical nutrition where you can advise on diets to reduce the risk of chronic disease. Opportunities also exist in sports nutrition, animal nutrition, consultancy, research, education or journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • Human Physiology (Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • Cell Biology
  • Foundations in Human Nutrition
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Food Science, Safety and Systems
  • Professional Practice for Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 112-120
  • A Level BBC-BBB: 3 A Levels to include Grade B in Biology and Grade C in one other science
  • (acceptable Science A levels are Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Physical Education).
  • BTEC DMM-DDM: BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science (optional units should include Biology and Chemistry related subjects) with DMM profile. We will also consider applicants with a BTEC Diploma in Applied Science (optional units should include Biology and chemistry related subjects) with MM profile, plus an A level science (Biology or Chemistry) at grade B. BTEC in Sport or Health and Social Care are not accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 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 Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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