Nutrition BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 2nd for Food Science (View subject table)

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    90.0 / 100.0
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    4.30 / 5.00


UCAS Course Code: B400

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: ABB–BBB Overall: ABB - BBBWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required subjects: Biology and one of: Chemistry, Physics, Sport Studies, Physical Education, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Science, or Food TechnologyApplicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass. GCSE or Equivalent: English and Mathematics grade C (4).
SQA Higher: AABBB–ABBBB Overall: AABBB - ABBBBRequired subjects: Biology and Chemistry, Physics or MathematicsGCSE or Equivalent: Scottish National 5: English Language - CScottish National 5: Maths - C
SQA Advanced Higher: ABB–BBB Overall: ABB - BBBRequired subjects: Biology and Chemistry, Physics or MathematicsGCSE or Equivalent: Scottish National 5: English Language - CScottish National 5: Maths - C

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Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per course
Overseas students: £21,100 per year

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The Course


The BSc Nutrition provides an innovative teaching and learning environment. The strength and depth of our research means you’ll not only be taught be internationally recognised researchers, but also be able to become actively involved in cutting-edge research during your studies. As a student on our BSc Nutrition course, you’ll learn about food and the nutrients it contains, how the body uses them and how they relate to health and disease. You will gain an in-depth understanding as to how the body assimilates and utilises nutrients in the body. Building on a sound evidence base, you will fully appreciate how human nutrition impacts on health and development of disease. This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a commercial, public health or research-orientated career, and it will give you the core skills and competencies required from a modern nutritionist. Our BSc Nutrition course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, and after completing your course you will be eligible for the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN). Our nutrition graduates have attractive career prospects in the food industry and health service, as well as in research, education and the media. As a Surrey nutrition graduate, you will be an important representative of evidence based nutrition science. Many of our students return to work at the company or organisation where they undertook their Professional Training placement. Recent graduates from our BSc Nutrition programme have entered employment in roles such as: Public Health Nutritionist, Department of Health; Nutrition Marketing Assistant, baby food manufacturer; Nutritionist, Unilever; Nutritionist, Sainsbury’s; Nutrition Graduate Scientist, Danone; Nutritionist, Whole Foods and Junior Scientist, Danone Nutricia.

Start Dates

  • 30 September 2019 at Stag Hill

University of Surrey

University League Table Ranking: 19th

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Postal Address

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS)
University of Surrey
Stag Hill

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