As more and more health issues are linked to diet, the field of nutrition has grown in importance, causing a substantial rise in related career opportunities. The course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, so you will be eligible to register as a Registered Associate Nutritionist when you graduate.
On this course, you'll discover the key areas of nutrition, combining nutritional sciences with the social, behavioural and lifestyle issues that are present in society today and that influence the food and drink we consume. You’ll understand the complexity of nutritional science, as well as understand the food production industry by studying the food supply chain, food product development, legislation as well as the importance of food safety and microbiology. The psychological and sociological concepts of promoting health are blended with a sound understanding of the nutritional challenges in modern society to enable students to gain knowledge and important skills to prepare them for a wide range of career choices on completing their degree. What’s more, we’ve integrated a career-catapulting 30-week placement, which you can complete anywhere in the world, to gain a more realistic insight into the field of nutrition, nurture professional relationships and ultimately bolster your employability factor.
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Next start date:
September 2020, September 2021
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
3 years Full-time, including a mandatory 20-day placement, or 4 years with a minimum 30-week placement
Association for Nutrition
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Physical Education, Food technology, Design Technology (food) (all science-related subject areas will be considered).
For September 2020 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, including 32 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in a required subject.
For more information check out our full entry requirements.