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Nutrition BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    B402

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    23rd

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    3rd

    1 (Food Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    150

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    95

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.18

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The BSc Nutritional Sciences is home to 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.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Extended Project

Grades / Points

BBB–ABB

Details

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 Technology, Home Economics or Nutrition and Food Science.Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass. GCSE or Equivalent: English and Mathematics grade C (4).

University information

University Ranking

23rd

About this University

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, it provides exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower its students for personal and professional success.

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