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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Gain in-depth, Masters-level knowledge and detailed understanding of the principles and practice of human nutrition.
  • Develop sector-specific competence including financial, organisational and applied public health management skills for employment in the nutrition and the public health sector.
  • Enhance your ability to critically analyse current and developing theories.
Nutritionists within the public health sector play an important role in promoting good health and preventing diet-related disease and ill-health in the population. On this course you will study modules that provide you with a solid foundation in nutritional science, human physiology, biochemistry, behaviour change, research skills and public and population nutrition. This course equips recent graduates and health professionals with the knowledge and skills to specialise in public health nutrition. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. Develop and advance personal, professional and transferable skills that will equip you for a career in the rapidly evolving nutrition and public health environment and provide a foundation for employability and continuing professional development. Our assessment package for each module is carefully considered to provide applied, real-world opportunities which are varied, interesting and challenge you to be the best you can be. You learn through a variety of
  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • laboratory classes
  • counselling simulations
  • workshops
This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar. Work placements You complete the work related learning module to reflect on personal and professional development and produce an action plan. You will be supported to identify areas for personal development in your action plans and identify objectives and activities to undertake which are tailored to your specific needs. Typical activities include work shadowing/volunteering, attending nutrition and food-related conferences, events and workshops and undertaking online courses. You also produce a reflective portfolio where you map your developmental activities to the core competencies for nutritionists outlined by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). Networking opportunities We encourage you to attend conferences, external workshops and other sector related events. Future careers This course prepares you for a career as
  • a public health manager such as obesity lead or healthy schools lead
  • a food development co-ordinator
  • a health promotion specialist
  • a company nutritionist
  • a nutritionist for international humanitarian organisation
  • a nutrition researcher
Where will I study? You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. Due to the AfN accreditation requirements of this course, there are no elective modules offered. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Compulsory modules Behaviour Change In Nutrition And Health Dissertation Food Chain Issues In Public Health And Nutrition Life-Course Approach To Nutrition Nutritional Physiology And Biochemistry Public Health Management Research Methods Work Related Learning

Assessment method

Coursework Practical Exam

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association for Nutrition

Entry requirements

Typically, you should have one of the following • an honours degree or equivalent in food, wellbeing, health or biological science • substantial relevant experience at a senior level - with evidence from referees, performance on training courses or further education qualifications, showing you are capable of gaining a postgraduate qualification. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level. If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


English language requirements

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

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

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Food-and-nutrition/MSc-Nutrition-with-Public-Health-Management/Full-time/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Our postgraduate fees vary depending on course, level and mode of study. Each postgraduate course page tells you how much the tuition fees are, and what additional costs you might have to budget for during your studies. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Nutrition with Public Health Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS