Nutrition (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview: This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1. Healthy and sustainable nutrition is world changing. Nutrition is the study of the complex relationships between diet, lifestyle and health outcomes in individuals and populations - all vital in the drive to reduce long-term conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Nutrition is a multi-disciplinary science encompassing biochemistry, physiology, food science, and behaviour. You are highly employable in public health, nutrition research and consultancy, and the food industry. Graduates rapidly progress in their careers, with many having key roles in organisations that are household names: one led the local, and now regional response, to food poverty during the coronavirus crisis; two graduates were instrumental in the development of Quorn’s vegan range, work which began when they were still undergraduates. Top reasons to study this course 1. Impactful employment across the food industry, public health, education 2. Industry-standard laboratories and facilities 3. Research and industry active teaching and support team, many with practitioner backgrounds 4. Wide range of practice and live project experience ensures you are work-ready 5. On completion of this course you can apply for student membership to the Institute of Food Science & Technology. After the course: Graduates of this course will be able to register as Nutritionists with the Association for Nutrition. They are highly employable in a wide range of areas, including public health, nutrition research and consultancy, and many roles in the food industry. Graduates from this course have proved very successful in professional life, with many going on rapidly to management roles. Nutritionists work for the government, local authorities, and charities involved in health. Some are self-employed, offering good quality nutritional advice to individuals and organisations. Public Health Nutritionists are experts in diet and nutrition, whose work is focussed on understanding issues in population nutrition, and developing effective solutions to improve the health of the population. Sports Nutritionists advise athletes about healthy eating and lifestyle choices to improve fitness and health. The teaching profession is an important destination, especially for Nutrition graduates who want to pass their skills and knowledge onto the next generation. The food industry is the biggest employer in the UK, and one of the biggest recruiters of science graduates, and is a great destination for Nutrition graduates. Many of our graduates have management roles in food companies of all sizes, from leading-edge companies to household names. Recent graduate destinations include Quorn Foods, Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Huel, Kerry Ingredients, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, Science in Sport, and Robert Linley Ltd. You will also qualify you for a range of exciting post-graduate opportunities, including Masters-level courses in Dietetics, Public Health, Nutrition, and related areas. Graduates are also well-equipped to set up their own business, an ambition which Teesside University will be happy to support through its student entrepreneurship programmes.


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Nutrition (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS