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Food, 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

Embark on a fascinating journey to learn how food impacts on our wellbeing and health, and explore the links between nutrition and public health. Gain an in-depth understanding of the relationship between food, diet and nutrition, and their impact on the wellbeing of the individual.This degree is vocational, combining theory with practical learning. You’ll be educated by forward-looking academics, gaining hands-on experience to help you discover:The nutritional function of foods.How nutrients work in the body and how they impact our health.The link between nutrition and public health.How to develop strategies to improve food habits.How to adjust diet to different clinical conditions.What drives consumer eating habits and behaviours.This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), the professional body for Registered Nutritionists, and is aligned with the General Teaching Council (GTC) requirements for the PG Diploma in Home Economics teaching. Our courses are ideal for secondary school leavers, entrants from further education colleges, and mature students.You’ll blend academic and practical learning in our £3.5m state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. A work placement in the third year gives you real-life work experience and great networking opportunities for the future.This course scored an incredible 100% for Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS). And in the Guardian Good University Guide for 2021, our food courses ranked top in Scotland and 3rd in the UK.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

Students living in United States
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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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