MSc/PG Diploma Human Nutrition
Department of Oncology & Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Enhance your career with a masters in a specialist field. Our courses are backed by world-class interdisciplinary research.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
Accredited by the Association for Nutrition
Lead academic 2018: Dr Peter Grabowski
This course will give you a good understanding of the fundamentals of human nutrition. You’ll learn research skills and techniques.
It will prepare you for a career in research, the food industry, academia, community nutrition and nutrition consultancy.
The course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (accreditation No. AC247). On successful completion of the course you can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as an Associate Registered Nutritionist (ANutr).
Masters candidates complete all core modules plus one optional module. PG Diploma candidates complete all the core modules except the Research project and Dissertation, plus one optional module.
Teaching and assessment
You'll learn through lectures and seminars, practical sessions, workshops, group debates, self-study units and individual presentations.
You'll work independently on your research project, with guidance from an academic.
You’re assessed on written reports, laboratory practical classes and group and individual assignments, which may involve oral presentations.
There is a written examination at the end of most modules. The research project is assessed by a written dissertation.
You'll have a 2:1 degree in a relevant science subject. A 2:2 may be acceptable depending on the degree and your references. We also accept graduates in Medicine. If your degree is not science based, you may be accepted if you can demonstrate a sound underpinning knowledge in the biosciences, to meet the demands of the programme.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Dr Peter Grabowski
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.