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Health, Nutrition and Lifestyle BSc (Hons)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree programme is designed for individuals with a keen interest in nutrition and health.

The BSc Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle programme is aimed at those who wish to work in a community setting, improving health and lifestyle with a key emphasis on nutrition. The degree examines health from a nutritional perspective, however, it also includes the study of exercise, other lifestyle factors and chronic disease.

Specialist software is used to undertake dietary analysis and meal planning. Students also use the human performance laboratory to assess individuals’ health and fitness levels. Nutrition for sport and exercise, psychology and public policy are examples of the areas studied. The programme is timetabled over three days of the week.

Course Overview

The importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the individual’s well-being is examined in this degree programme.

You will learn how nutrition and exercise affect the body and impact upon the individual’s health and well-being. In addition, you will examine the psychological and sociological factors which may influence health-related behaviour.

The course includes modules which will allow you to develop your knowledge and application of current health promotion strategies.

You will have the opportunity to use the laboratory equipment to gain practical experience of using dietary analysis software, and of assessing individuals’ health and fitness levels.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the BSc. Health, Nutrition and Lifestyle course are now pursuing a range of career paths. Some examples of where these graduates are currently working include:

  • 50+ Engagement Officer
  • Community Well-being Officer
  • Dietetics assistant (NHS)
  • Health and Wellbeing Officer (over 50's)
  • Healthy Lifestyle Adviser (GP surgery)
  • Lead Health Officer
  • Managing an exercise facility
  • Postgraduate study (e.g. MSc in Nutrition)
  • Secondary school teaching (food technology) (following PGCE study)

Other students have completed, or are currently undertaking postgraduate study in the form of MSc degrees in nutrition, health and exercise related subjects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 96

Our offer is not solely based on academic results, and the standard offer should be seen only as a guide. We will take your skills, achievements and life experience into consideration and may make offers based on different points to applicants who provide evidence of capacity to pursue the course successfully.


University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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