Taught course

Public Health Nutrition

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower second class Honours degree (2:2), or equivalent, grounded in physiology, biochemistry, food, nutrition, biological or health sciences. Other related/unrelated subjects will be considered on an individual basis Students with a degree in an unrelated subject with a minimum 2:2 degree classification with science A-Levels may also be considered. Experience within the field may also be considered. An interview may be requested for those with non-standard qualifications

Months of entry

September

Course content

The aims of this programme are for students to develop as public health practitioners who will be equipped to advocate better health through diet and nutrition.

Students will study the following six modules:

  • Professional Perspectives
  • Key Concepts of Nutrition
  • Sociology and Psychology and Public Health
  • Nutrition in Health and Disease
  • Public Health Promotion and Policy
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Developing Healthier Communities

Following completion of seven taught modules, students commence the research project. The programme involves nutrition laboratory work, investigative sessions, workshops and seminars, and focuses strongly on the research evidence on which public health nutrition is based.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 48 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 - 48 months

PGCert

part time
12 - 24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 512456
Fax
+44 (0)1244 513 111