Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Nutrition

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Course summary

Overview There is an ever-growing body of research, which highlights the relationship between diet, health, disease and sport performance. Research findings can often be in direct conflict, leading to public confusion about dietary requirements for health and the health risk associated with the consumption of certain foods such as those rich in sugar, fats and salt. Nutritionists play a key role in not only creating but also making sense of this body of scientific research and translating it into nutritional advice or policies. Why study BSc Nutrition at Middlesex University? This nutrition course is designed to provide you with a sound knowledge of how the human body uses nutrients and the relationship between diet, health, sports performance and disease. It also aims to help you to develop your employability skills, including communication, creative thinking, numeracy, problem-solving, research and team working, and time management skills. You have the opportunity to expand your degree course and practical skills by completing a 12-month placement in your third year before returning for your final year of study. If you complete the placement you will graduate with a BSc Nutrition (Professional Practice) degree, highlighting the additional practical skills that you will gain to future employers. You will have support from a dedicated Employability Advisor to find a placement that matches your interests. Members of the Nutrition Society can take advantage of its Internship Programme, whilst other potential placement opportunities include sports clubs, Unilever, GSK and Nestle, and NHS Primary Care trusts for public health nutrition placements. Course highlights This is a multi-disciplinary course covering the essentials of human nutrition Our staff are student-centred staff and will aim to help you achieve your full potential The use of innovative technology will enhance the learning, teaching and assessment you experience There is a clear focus on developing the knowledge and skills required for employment Enhance your employment prospects with the optional year-long placement and graduate with a BSc Nutrition (Professional Practice)

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Nutritional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Human Sciences (30 credits) - Compulsory Cell Biology and Genetics (15 credits) - Compulsory Metabolic Biochemistry (15 credits) - Compulsory Principles of Human Nutrition (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Research Methods and Professional Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Diet and Health (30 credits) - Compulsory Nutritional Biochemistry (30 credits) - Compulsory Food and Nutrition Science (30 credits) - Compulsory Placement for Employability (120 credits) - Optional Year 3: Clinical Nutrition (30 credits) - Compulsory Sport and Exercise Nutrition (30 credits) - Compulsory Public Health Nutrition (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B400
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Our entry requirements provide a guide to the qualifications that you’ll need to study our courses. We have a personalised admissions approach and we make fair but aspirational offers. We want you to aim high and achieve great results. We understand that things have been very different at school and college since the pandemic started however and that you might be worried about what changes to exams in 2021 will mean for you. We’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible and take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning. So if you don’t quite get the grades you hoped, we’ll look at more than your qualifications like your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we're proud of how we recognise potential in future students like you and how we can support you to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
73%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nutrition at Middlesex University - UCAS