Nutrition at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore the science of nutrition and disease prevention with our applied nutrition course Deepen your understanding of human health and improve quality of life with our BSc Nutrition course. You will learn how the body uses nutrients, the impact of diet, and the development of disease. Our Nutrition degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and by the Hong Kong Nutritionists Society (HKNS). This means you’ll be eligible to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist with both bodies. Trailblazers in nutrition education We offer the first undergraduate degree to offer genetic-focused modules. This reflects current trends within industry and, therefore, boosts your employability. Expert support and teaching On our nutrition programme, you will learn from a team of dedicated lecturers with diverse industry experience. Our student, Hailey, explains how the “small lecture sizes and helpful staff members” supported her personal and professional growth. Outstanding facilities With our nutrition programme, you will access:

  • our outstanding Nutrition Suite
  • BASES-accredited Exercise Physiology Laboratories.
Work placements: build professional experience You can undertake work experience to apply your learning to fields such as:
  • community and public health
  • health education
  • the food industry.
Past students have worked with:
  • Action on Sugar
  • The Food Standards Agency
  • School Food Matters.


The first year is foundational and will provide you with the broad underpinning and grounding you will require to further your studies in specialist areas of nutrition. You will be introduced to important concepts in nutrition and ascertain the sources, functions and requirements for energy and all essential nutrients. In the second year you will build on the foundation knowledge provided in year one and explore the factors affecting food choice, the determination of nutritional requirements, the assessment of nutritional status, nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle and the links between nutrition, health and disease. Level 6 focuses on advanced and applied topics. Examples of modules offered include: clinical nutrition, sports nutrition, functional and novel foods, weight management, food policy and health promotion and a specialist module in anthropometry (measurement of human body composition), which can also lead to an external qualification from ISAK.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

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Nutrition at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS