Bath Spa University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Explore the scientific principles behind human nutrition, food, health and disease.
- Gain additional letters after your name on graduating from this Association for Nutrition accredited course.
- Tailor your degree through module, dissertation and work placement choices relevant to your aspirations.
- Join our close-knit community of staff and students and experience support that students have described as "exceptional".
Year 1 will introduce you to a broad range of subjects underpinning the study of nutrition. Emphasis is given to key skills including communication, problem solving and the use of a range of laboratory and ICT techniques. In Year 2 you’ll build on this knowledge and apply it to aspects of human nutrition, investigating the role of diet and physical activity in health and as a risk factor in health disorders. You’ll gain an understanding of ethical and professional framework, and be trained in research methodology and learn to work independently. Year 3 - Professional Year Finally Year 4 will see you critically explore the complex nature of issues related to dietary intake, exercise and the acquisition of human health. You’ll undertake a primary research investigation that will enable you to integrate the practical and theoretical aspects of diet, nutrition and ethics. Please refer to our website for more information.
Many assessments set in Human Nutrition mimic tasks, ways of working, or reporting that are used by professional practitioners. We think that you should experience these ways of working as they help you to prepare for employment, be that in industry, the health sector, as a consultant, teacher or researcher. Some examples of methods used for assessment on this programme include:
- Dietary analysis.
- Diet and physical activity evaluations.
- Developing food products.
- Case studies.
- Seminar presentations.
- Group work.
- Literature reviews.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 4
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants - IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 in each element.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|