Nutritional Sciences at University of Nottingham - UCAS

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Course summary

This accredited course to designed to enable you to specialise in nutrition. It is designed for graduates in biological sciences and related subjects. Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), successful graduates can join the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) as a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr). You will study the latest trends in the field of nutrition, and build the interpersonal skills you need to develop a future nutrition career. Key topics include:

  • molecular nutrition
  • public health nutrition
  • the global food system and planetary health
Our graduates go on to work across nutrition and food companies such as Slimming World, Protein World and Danone. Some set up their own nutrition businesses. Others work as nutritionists in health services such as the NHS, in mental health nutrition support, or internationally.


Modules cover key topics in nutritional sciences. You'll study nutrition and metabolism, to understand the role of nutrition in a variety of physiological and pathological situations. You'll study molecular nutrition to understand how nutrients impact on cellular processes. You'll study public health nutrition to understand the relationship between diet, health and disease. If you are studying for the masters programme, you'll learn research skills in preparation for your project. You will carry out a research project supervised by a specialist. This will involve the application of investigative, critical and analytical skills, and the presentation of a report. There is a poster presentation at an annual postgraduate research symposium.

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