An honours degree (normally a 2:1 or better) in nutrition or a related subject (for example, a biological science including biochemistry and physiology), or a registrable qualification in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine. Applicants may also be admitted by virtue of professional or other relevant qualifications and/or experience.
Months of entry
Surrey’s superb facilities and longstanding reputation for excellence in this field ensure that this postgraduate degree will prepare you for a successful career in nutrition.
As a Human Nutrition student you will be taught by academics who are active researchers and are internationally renowned for their expertise in numerous areas.
The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, has been awarded to the University of Surrey in recognition of its excellence in the field of food and nutrition in both teaching and research.
Our MSc Human Nutrition programme will develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level and fuel your interest in this fascinating and vital discipline.
You will develop a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition – all taught elements emphasise the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, underpinned by a full appreciation for the nutritional mechanisms involved. Our excellent links with industry and the nutrition profession will help you to pursue a successful and rewarding career. The programme also forms an excellent foundation for those who wish to pursue further education via a PhD or research post in industry following graduation.
This programme is also accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), allowing students to enter onto the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) upon successful completion of the course.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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