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Fitness, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)

Abertay University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Why is the UK going through an obesity epidemic? Why have obesity levels more than trebled in the last 30 years despite the health and wellbeing industries prospering? What can be done to promote balanced nutrition and fitness, and improve public health?Study Fitness, Nutrition and Health here at Abertay and you’ll learn how to meet these social challenges head on. The UK needs practitioners who understand the impact of nutrition and exercise on health, fitness and disease. And more importantly, people who are professionally equipped to help change behaviours.By gaining a practical in-depth knowledge of nutrition and exercise, we help you understand how to improve the wellbeing of the population. This degree gives you:Insight into the cutting-edge issues involved in Fitness, Nutrition and Health.An appreciation of how nutritional needs change throughout an individual’s lifespan.An understanding of the key social issues in sport and exercise.A fundamental knowledge of nutrition, diet and health.The analytical techniques and problem-solving skills needed to work in the fitness or nutrition sectors.Effective communications skills, so you can deal with audiences at all levels.If you have a passion for fitness, nutrition and health, and want to study a wide-ranging and flexible degree, then come to Abertay. Our courses are ideal for secondary school leavers, entrants from further education colleges, and mature students.This Fitness, Nutrition and Health degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), the professional body for Registered Nutritionists. Our nutrition courses ranked 3rd in the UK, and top in Scotland in the Guardian 2021 University Guide. For the first two years, everyone takes Food Science, Nutrition and Wellbeing as a foundation. After that, you’ll specialise, and take this course in years three and four. Find out more in the 'How The Course Works' section below.Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't take our word for it:Sunday Times UK University of the Year 2020 for Teaching Quality.Guardian University Guide 2021 Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback.National Student Survey 2020 Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

Abertay University

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  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 43 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    149 78%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.82 96%



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