Taught course

Public Health Nutrition

Edge Hill University · Medical School

Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject such as nutrition, dietetics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, sport science, health, food science or biology.

Applicants with a third class honours degree and/or relevant work experience would need to demonstrate a good level of knowledge in biosciences and will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Public Health Nutrition provides you with the answers to many current nutritional issues. Should we eat less saturated fat to improve heart health? Is folic acid fortification necessary? Can we continue to eat what we do and prevent global warming? On this degree, you’ll develop specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills to meet the nutritional challenges of the 21st Century.

As well as the teaching and learning spaces, you’ll have access to our professional food science laboratory and kitchen, allowing you to carry out a variety of practical work with foods in a purpose-built environment.

Once you graduate, you’ll be able to make significant contributions to the field of nutrition, at a national and international level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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