Nutritional science is a subject of growing importance in many aspects of healthcare, lifestyle and industry. Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), this Human Nutrition degree aims to explore how our choices of foods affect the biochemical and physiological functions of cells and organs, and how our diets influence physical, mental and social health. WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- 2nd in the UK for Medicine - Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide.
- Experience an expert evidence-based approach to human nutrition, integrated teaching on basic sciences, clinical practice and public health applications.
- Four different specialisation areas are provided – Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Obesity & Weight Management and Sports & Exercise Nutrition.
- Learn through an in-depth, evidence based, critical approach and specialise in a particular area
- There is a long tradition of excellence in nutrition at the University of Glasgow, with pioneering research by Cathcart, Paton and Boyd. More recently Durnin, Cockburn and Dunnigan. While current Glasgow academics continue to make important contributions in the field of nutrition.
- Be taught by international staff and external experts, offering great flexibility to suit individual student needs.
- A range of transferable skills are integrated and embedded into this programme, for example, critical review skills, which are highly sought after within the competitive job market.
- Develop a substantial research proposal as a team.
- Gain valuable understanding and a range of skills for interdisciplinary working and interpreting nutrition research.
- Be part of a very supportive environment: feedback from past students emphasises the dedication, approachability and enthusiasm of the programme team.
- Teaching will mainly take place off-campus at the recently refurbished Glasgow Royal Infirmary, with its state of the art teaching facilities.
- Get direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr). It is expected that you will normally transition to full registration after three years, when you will also identify your area of specialism from the five options available.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Association for Nutrition
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2023 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.
An Honours degree in a suitable science subject, or an ordinary degree in a highly relevant subject such as nutrition or dietetics from an institution recognised by the University Court. You are required to provide two references, a full degree transcript and a personal statement with your application.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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