Taught course

Public Health Nutrition

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entry criteria is a 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject such as nutrition, dietetics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, sport science, health, food science or biology. An interview will form part of the selection process.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc in Public Health Nutrition will provide you with the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills required to meet the nutritional challenges of the 21st century.

You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the role diet and nutrients play in the aetiology, prevention, treatment and management of diseases, discovering how to apply this knowledge in a variety of health-based settings and make evidence-based judgements on appropriate nutritional care.

The context for the programme is provided by societal issues such as a rapidly ageing population, food poverty and food insecurity, health inequalities in nutritional wellbeing and the high prevalence of obesity.

If you are passionate about nutrition and want to investigate the role it plays in determining health status, then this is the programme for you.

Information for international students

For overseas applicants, IELTS 7 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
01695 657000