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Nutrition Exercise and Health BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    BC46

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    77th

  • Subject Ranking

    8th

    (Food Science)
  • Entry Standards

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    161

  • Graduate Prospects

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    75

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.46

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Discover how physical activity and diet contribute to obesity and chronic diseases. With this course you'll gain an insight into the science underpinning the roles of nutrition and exercise in good health. You'll study key disciplines that relate exercise and nutrition to health, the physiological and psychological implications of health-related behaviours and be ready for employment in the food or fitness industries, health promotion, lifestyle education and public health.You will benefit from a course accredited by the Association for Nutrition which allows graduates direct entry onto the register of Associate Nutritionists. You’ll develop practical skills, critical awareness and proficiencies required for professional competence. You will enhance your career prospect by taking an optional placement year. You will also have the opportunity to earn a Level 3 Personal Training award.* Benefit from accreditation by the Association for Nutrition which allows graduates direct entry onto the register of Associate Nutritionists.* Develop practical skills, critical awareness and proficiencies required for professional competence.* Gain a strong foundation in the major disciplines underpinning exercise and nutritional sciences.* Experience interdisciplinary teaching that addresses contemporary issues in lifestyle-related health.* Benefit from strong links with the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and School of Psychology.* Enhance your career prospect by taking an optional placement year.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
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  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Details

104 - 120 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 3 A Levels. Including Grade B in Biology/ Human Biology and Grade C in a second Science subject. General Studies is excluded. Suitable second Science subjects are Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Geography, Geology, Applied Science, and Food/ Nutrition Technology.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

77th

About this University

The University of Plymouth's impressive campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor. Acclaimed for its teaching and research, the University of Plymouth has 23 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows.

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Drake Circus

Plymouth

PL4 8AA

UNITED KINGDOM