The diet of the population is key to preventing illnesses including diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The knowledge and skills that you will gain on BSc (Hons) Nutritional Sciences from Manchester Metropolitan University, combined with our option unit system, will prepare you to pursue a career in nutrition, public health, health promotion or food product development. Graduates could also progress onto postgraduate studies or research in areas including dietetics, food product innovation, or public health.
They also offer a four-year sandwich route where you have the opportunity to spend your third year on placement.
As our course is offered as sandwich course, you have the opportunity to gain some invaluable work experience and employability skills with some world class companies.
We have links with multi-national companies such as Pepsico, Kellogs & Unilever along with Manchester City Council and many of our internationally acclaimed sports teams such as Oldham Athletic FC, England Cricket & British cycling.
Previous students have found the experiences gained in their sandwich year as instrumental to finding excellent employment immediately after graduation.
Previous graduates of our nutrition and food courses have gone into varying careers including in the areas of community nutrition, health promotion, food retailing, research, product development and food technology.
Our alumni include lecturers and researchers, nutritionists within local councils and the NHS, public health specialists and dietitians.
Numerous graduates have also gone into roles at world leading food industry companies such as Unilever, Coles (Australia), Bakkavor and Tate & Lyle
After completing your degree, you will be eligible to register as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with The Association for Nutrition, with the ability to progress to a registered nutritionist afterapproximately 3 years work experience.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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