Taught course

Human Nutrition

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Dietetics, Forensic science, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology or Veterinary, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

We'll also consider substantial relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.

Professional qualifications in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Medicine can also be considered.

Not accepted: Food Quality and Safety / Food Science and Engineering.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

The modern world needs graduates who can accurately represent, explain and further develop nutritional science. On our MSc Human Nutrition course, you’ll develop a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition.

This course is taught by leading experts at the frontline of research and practice, ensuring everything you learn is relevant and valued by employers. We were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017-18 for Further and Higher Education, in recognition of our research excellence in the field of food and nutrition.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, giving you the academic requirements needed to apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, once you graduate.

You’ll investigate the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, supported by a full appreciation for the nutritional mechanisms involved. Throughout the course, we’ll develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level, in addition to your professional development, preparing you for a career in nutritional sciences.

You’ll study topics, including the fundamentals of human nutrition, international and public health nutrition, metabolic nutrition, sports and exercise nutrition.

You’ll also complete a research dissertation that will allow you to carry out experiments and projects on important topics in the field. We’ll match your interests with the expertise of our researchers, ensuring you get the best support.

Information for international students

IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682222