Taught course

Nutrition

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Food Science and Nutrition
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) or equivalent in a relevant science subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Nutrition is a fast-moving discipline that focuses on understanding the role of diet in maintaining a healthy human body and the prevention of disease. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of the scientific, social and ethical considerations that inform the nutrition profession, as set by the professional voluntary register of nutritionists.

Throughout the course you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the scientific principles that underpin the relationship between diet, human health and wellbeing. You’ll develop your ability to critically appraise the effects of food processing on the nutritional quality of foods and the role of processed foods in the diet.

The programme will encourage you to evaluate the current issues and developments related to the nutrition discipline, and propose new insights and solutions to diet-related problems.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
mscenquiry@food.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 0347