Taught course

Nutrition In Practice

Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You should either have a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of clinical sciences, biomedical sciences, sports science, sports & exercise science, nutrition, health or psychology, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Months of entry


Course content

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By looking at how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry, and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of the current issues, allowing you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutritional-related roles around theworld.

You will develop practical skills such as the ability to devise programmes for interventions, secure funding from commissioners, and report your findings to wider audiences. By working face-to-face with local community groups, and using marketing tools such as journals, websites, media presentations, workshops and social media, you will understand how to successfully engage with audiences and influence behaviour change.

Our links with employers in the nutrition field ensures that you have an opportunity to integrate work experience alongside your academic study, enhancing your employability when you qualify and enabling youto meet the Association for Nutrition competencies.

If you have a degree in a health, science, psychology or sport related subject, along with an interest in food and nutrition and its application in the workplace, we can widen your knowledge to give you greatercareer options.

Information for international students

International students must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in any component to be considered for entry to the course.

Fees and funding

For more information on funding, please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/nutritioninpractice

Qualification and course duration


part time
up to 60 months
full time
12-15 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113