Nutrition (Exercise and Health) Foundation Year

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Reasons to choose Kingston – This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). As a successful graduate, you can apply for registration as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists. – 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17). – This course received more than 92 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018). About this course This exciting applied degree explores how nutrition and activity help us to maintain good health and their roles in preventing and managing disease. You’ll study how the body works (e.g. anatomy, physiology and energy metabolism), nutrition, sport and exercise psychology and multidisciplinary topics related to promoting health and preventing disease. In Year 3, you can study either contemporary issues of food and nutrition, or ergogenic aids and extreme environments. For your final year research project, you can choose to focus on exercise, nutrition or health science, depending on what interests you most. The four-year sandwich route offers you a year’s industry-related work experience, fantastic for your CV.

Course details


Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 0 - Foundation core modules: CX3005 - Computer programming, SX3006 - Mathematics For Science, SX3001 - Scientific Investigation & Skills. Year 0 - Foundation optional modules: SX3002 - Biology, SX3003 - Chemistry, CX3001 - Technical Investigation & Skills, CX3002 - Mathematics for Computing, CX3003 - Mathematics, CX3004 - Computer Systems, SX3007 - Environment Science & Geography, SX3005 - Sport Science. Year 1: LS4006 - Food and Nutrition 1: An Introduction, LS4007 - Essentials for Sport and Exercise Science, LS4008 - Sport & Exercise Psychology, LS4009 - Functional Anatomy & Exercise Physiology. Year 2: LS5007 - Food and Nutrition 2: Applied Nutrition, LS5012 - Research Methods in Exercise Science, LS5013 - Sport and Exercise Psychology II, LS5014 - Health & Exercise Physiology. Year 3 core modules: LS6009 - Food and Nutrition 3: Public Health Nutrition, LS6017 - Exercise & Health Psychology , LS6023 - Sport Science Project or Dissertation, LS6015 - Nutrition Project. Year 3 optional modules: LS6010 - Food and Nutrition 4: Contemporary Issues in Food and Nutrition, LS6018 - Extreme Environments and Ergogenic Aids.

Assessment method

Your teaching will include lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical laboratory experience, with access to high-specification physiology and biomechanics laboratories. Each module will be assessed using assessment methods best suited to the module and the material. Examples of assessment include short answer or multiple choice tests, essays, laboratory reports, presentations, production of a final year thesis and examinations.

Professional bodies

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

  • Association for Nutrition

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeCB64
Institution code K84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies not accepted.
A level EE Any subject considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Any subject considered.
Access to HE Diploma A pass in an Access Course would be deemed suitable for entry onto this programme.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PP Any subject considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Nutrition (Exercise and Health) Foundation Year at Kingston University - UCAS