B.Sc. Human Nutrition

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP11200 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
University of Greenwich is a leading institution for studying nutrition and our human nutrition programme is one of a select group of nutrition degrees accredited by the UK Association for Nutrition. The Human Nutrition programme investigates the relationship between nutrition and health, and how good health can be promoted by following a healthful diet.

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University of Greenwich is a leading institution for studying nutrition and our human nutrition programme is one of a select group of nutrition degrees accredited by the UK Association for Nutrition. The Human Nutrition programme investigates the relationship between nutrition and health, and how good health can be promoted by following a healthful diet. In addition, the programme focuses on the effects of food and specific nutrients on physiology and metabolism and the incidence of disease. We are committed to understanding and evaluating the socio-economic determinants and behavioural basis of nutrition-related issues so as to promote improved diet and health for all members of society.

You will study the science of nutrition along with other students in diverse science-related fields such as biomedical, biological and sports science. Our teaching staff are highly qualified having received degrees or conducted research here at Greenwich and in institutions such as King's College London, University of Cambridge, and University of Surrey. Our courses support online learning as well as part-time and overseas study. This programme offers great links with employers, so you gain the skills and knowledge required by the industry while increasing your employability prospects.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To give you a multidisciplinary scientific understanding of human nutrition and its relation to health and disease
  • To provide you with the necessary academic qualifications for further study in fields such graduate dietetics
  • To build your understanding and skills so you can improve the health and welfare of individuals, groups and populations in a safe and ethical manner.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 11200 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 9000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 60 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry (30 credits)
  • Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Life Science (15 credits)
  • Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Basic Principles of Nutrition (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Physiological Systems and Regulation (15 credits)
  • Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
  • Cell, Immunobiology and Microbiology (30 credits)
  • Nutritional Epidemiology & Health Promotion (15 credits)
  • Human Nutrition 1 (15 credits)
  • Human Nutrition 2 (15 credits)
  • Research and Professional Skills in Life Science (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Project (Life Sciences) (30 credits)
  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Clinical Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Specialised Topics in Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Advanced Human Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Public Health Nutrition (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Pathophysiology of Disease (15 credits)
  • Cancer Biology and Therapeutics (15 credits)
  • Applied Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (15 credits)
  • Medical Biochemistry (15 credits)

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

INCLUDING A-levels in a science, ideally biology and/or chemistry but other sciences will be considered; and one other suitable A-Level

OR BTEC National, AVCE or Advanced GNVQ, or equivalent qualifications

PLUS a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and mathematics), or equivalent qualifications.

* We welcome applications from mature students.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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