To join this MSc you should have a degree equivalent to UK first class or upper second class honours (2:1 or above) in a relevant subject, such as nutrition, nursing, midwifery, health and social care, pharmacy, medicine or biology. An interview forms part of the selection process.
Months of entry
This MSc in Applied Clinical Nutrition is intended for those currently working or planning to work in health and/or social care professions, providing advice to the public about nutrition-related aspects of health and disease. The programme has been developed to meet the growing need for health and social care professionals to have a fundamental knowledge of nutrition, as they become increasingly tasked with the responsibility to provide nutritional support and advice.
You will acquire an in-depth knowledge of the relationship between diet and disease, from the molecular to the population level, and discover the nutrients required throughout each stage of the life cycle to maintain optimal health status. You will also develop a clear understanding of the factors that determine behaviour change in relation to nutrition and health.
If you are a health professional that would like to advance your knowledge of the role nutrition plays in managing health to a high level, this course will equip you with the necessary nutritional expertise to work alongside nutrition-based health professionals to make important contributions to the nutritional wellbeing of patients.
Fees and funding
Tuition fees for full-time study on this MSc are: £5,040 for UK and EU students and £12,750 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19; £6,120 for UK and EU students and £13,000 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20. Tuition fees for part-time study on this MSc are: £28 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19, i.e. £560 per 20 credit module; £34 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20. i.e. £680 per 20 credit module. 180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.