Nutrition and Food Management with Placement at University of West London - UCAS

Course summary

Our knowledge and understanding of food and nutrition is constantly evolving, making it one of the most diverse and interesting areas to work in today. On this contemporary course you will cover a variety of key topics, including nutrition through the lifecycle, consumer behaviour, microbiology, sensory science and sustainable food supply-chain management. You will undertake research into areas related to modern food management, and enhance your knowledge and skills in this increasingly important field. You will also have the opportunity to learn from our network of food entrepreneurs and industry professionals.


Nutrition and food management techniques are being updated as our understanding of food science grows. As you progress in your studies, you will gain the technical, operational and managerial skills you need to meet the current demands of businesses in the food management sector. During this food and nutrition course, you will have access to food entrepreneurs and industry professionals who are part of the West London Food Innovation Lab Network. Throughout your studies, you will use a knowledge base that we have developed with the Institute of Food Science and Technology. Food-related research is a key part of this course and include topics such as: • nutritional analysis to develop plant-based menus • processing techniques to provide optimum nutrition in restaurants, schools, hospitals and nursing homes • new product development and sensory analysis of new products using novel ingredients • sustainable food production techniques including solutions to zero food waste and energy efficient food production. Modules: Year One • Principles of Nutrition• Applied Nutrition • Principles of Food Microbiology • Public Health and Nutrition • Becoming a Nutritional Professional • Food Provenance. Year Two • Nutrition Through the Lifecycle • Food Quality and Sensory Analysis • Human Psychology and Nutrition • Leadership and Talent Management • Food Processing and Engineering • Applied Research Methods. Year Three • Nutrition - Health and Disease • Critical Issues in Food and Nutrition • Sustainable Food Systems • Lifestyle and Food Management • Dissertation.

How to apply

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Main site - West London
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nutrition and Food Management with Placement at University of West London - UCAS