Nutrition (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)
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Course summary

TEF Silver

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We are proud to be the only Nutrition degree course in Wales to be accredited by the Association for Nutrition professional body. This means graduates are eligible for direct entry to become Associate Nutritionists and use the letters AssocNutr after their name. Then after a few year​s of relevant employment can become full Registered Nutritionist using the letters RNutr after their name. This prestigious quality marker enables graduates to be recognised as professionally trained and regulated Nutritionists.

Course details

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 codeB490
Institution code C20
Campus nameCardiff Met - Llandaff
Campus code1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points To include two C grades at A level in Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry; or equivalent
A level BBC Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two C grades to include Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM In a Science subject with sufficient Biology/Chemistry content
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits 112 points, other grade combinations accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* In a Science subject with sufficient Biology/Chemistry content
Scottish Advanced Higher CCD Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two D grades including Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Including 12 points from Higher level subjects with grade 4 in both Biology and Chemistry If you are studying an alternative Science, please contact us to enquire if this is acceptable
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) C 112 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades CC, to include Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H2, H3 Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered, to include H2 grades in Biology and Food Technology or Chemistry. Minimum grade H4 considered within points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language, Maths & Science. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language, Maths & Science.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM In a Science subject with sufficient Biology/Chemistry content
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma D*D* In a Science subject with sufficient Biology/Chemistry content

To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
Nutrition (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS