|Study location||United Kingdom, Newcastle City Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£13,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A minimum of a lower second class (2.2) UK honours degree related to biology, or an equivalent qualification. The majority of your degree must be science-based, with at least 50% of final year topics biological and / or nutrition related, and you should have completed a scientific research project or module in your final year.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Throughout the Nutritional Science Masters degree, we aim to guide you to an in-depth understanding of the broad discipline of Nutritional Science through the study of its different aspects both at theoretical and practical levels. In particular our MSc curriculum covers foundation and advanced human nutrition, nutrient analysis, food policy, statistics and general research skills as well as applied and professional nutritional skills.
We place great emphasis on using diverse teaching media and approaches to develop both your technical skills and abilities for effective teamwork and communication.
MSc graduates can become members of the Nutrition Society and associate nutritionists in the Association for Nutrition. Many of our MSc graduates are progressing in the nutrition, food and health industries, or have embarked on further academic research.
Nutritional Science is a discipline of high importance in both the public and scientific agendas for a number of reasons. Nutritional scientists endeavour to understand and reduce the impact of a broad number of diet related diseases including obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. The chief goals of the nutritional science sector are to secure a healthy ageing population and avoid malnutrition.
This Nutritional Science MSc will equip you with the knowledge and transferable skills for you to gain professional employment to start your own business venture or go on to further postgraduate study and research.
The course will allow you to engage with employers directly through work related learning experience, STEM ambassador activities or other volunteering opportunities.
The skills learnt and assessed through the course will develop your employability, and the research project will enhance your enterprise and entrepreneurship and will be recognised and valued by future employers.