University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Human Nutrition and Psychology

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Course summary

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Overview This Joint Honours degree will provide you with an extensive knowledge of nutritional principles, alongside a critical interpretation of people’s psychological behaviour. The Human Nutrition programme offers you the opportunity to explore the connections between food constituents, diet and health, with an emphasis on practical experience and real life scenarios. You will look in detail at the functions of nutrients and other bioactive compounds. From forensic or clinical psychology to counselling or business psychology, the Psychology course offers flexibility to allow you to specialise, whilst still gaining a more generalised overview of the subject. Key Features

  • Comprehensive subject coverage from public health and food supply issues through to the molecular function of important compounds in a healthy diet
  • Scientific approach to the study of psychological behaviour in areas including counselling, developmental, educational, forensic, health, sport, business, cognitive and social psychology
  • Key nutrition-related skills such as assessment of nutrient status via anthropometry and biochemical testing
  • Large course practical content including food analysis and public health nutrition fieldwork
  • Keen focus on transferable skills required by nutritionists/psychologists in the field
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BCK8
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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 http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html


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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 and Psychology at University of Worcester - UCAS