University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Human Nutrition

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Course summary

Overview We give you the knowledge and skills needed to turn your passion for human nutrition into a vocation. We bring together a blend of scientific evidence from nutrition, biology, sport, psychology and sociology, supported with the development of professional and transferable skills, in a supportive learning environment to turn your passion in to a specialism. Our nutrition degree is accredited by the Association of Nutrition (AC279) and allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the discipline. From farm to fork; mouth to metabolism; and public health to personal wellbeing; you will be given the opportunity to develop the relevant practical skills and science-informed knowledge base to use them appropriately. Key Features

  • A science-based course tailored for the modern nutritionist
  • Staff who understand the concerns of the modern nutrition student, and who seek to foster and support their personal and professional development.
  • Covers the key professional competencies as published by the Association of Nutrition
  • Covers the science-based (section A) competencies published by the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register
  • Develop key practical skills such as the assessment of nutrient status via anthropometry and biochemical testing, computer-aided dietary analysis, food analysis, case studies and work experience. and client & employer engagement
  • Wide range of future careers opportunities, including clinical nutrition, consultancy, industrial nutrition, education, retail, and further study, as well as employment with local and national government agencies
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Course details


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Assessment method

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Professional bodies

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

  • Association for Nutrition

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Human Nutrition at University of Worcester - UCAS