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Food, Nutrition and Human Health BSc (Hons)

Robert Gordon University

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UCAS CODE: B400

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Nutrition is the scientific study of nutrients and other substances in food, and how they affect our growth, health and disease.A nutritionist may apply their knowledge in a wide variety of careers which include specialisms in public health nutrition, sports and exercise nutrition, food nutrition and nutrition science.A nutritionist may develop, implement and evaluate food and nutrition policies and campaigns to improve the population’s health; apply physiological, biochemical and nutritional principles to the management of diet and performance in athletes; deal with ingredients, allergens, policy, legislation and regulations when developing or reformulating food and drink products; or study metabolic and physiological responses of the human body to food and nutrients.Our course includes a 12-week, full-time placement and a research project in the fourth year, providing you with the opportunity to specialise in the areas of nutrition that interest you most and enhance your employability.The course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. This means that graduates are eligible to apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) as Registered Associate Nutritionists.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,040per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC

To include Biology or Chemistry and one further science (Maths and Home Economics: Food and Nutrition and Environmental Science counted). Biology, Chemistry, English and Maths are required at GCSE grade 6 or above if not held at A Level.

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 43 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    155 81%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    21st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    17th

    13

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