Taught course

Human Nutrition

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MMedSciPGDip

Entry requirements

You’ll have a 2:1 degree in a relevant science subject. A 2:2 may be acceptable depending on the degree and your references. We also accept graduates in medicine. If your degree is not science-based, you may be accepted if you can demonstrate a sound underpinning knowledge in the biosciences, to meet the demands of the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition – graduates can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as Registered Associate Nutritionists.

The course aims to give you an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of human nutritional biochemistry and epidemiology.

You’ll study different methods of dietary assessment and analysis, enabling you to collect, analyse and interpret dietary information. You’ll also explore the nutritional challenges of vulnerable population groups and the importance of nutrition policy both locally and in a global context.

The course helps to prepare you for a career in research, the food industry, academia, community nutrition and nutrition consultancy.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMedSci
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
scharr-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5454