We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Human Nutrition and Health with Foundation Year BSc

Sheffield Hallam University

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Explore how particular diets impact on health and disease.- Study the composition of foods and the food chain.- Learn how to review, develop and evaluate public health initiatives and policies.- Assess the impact of diets on performance in sports and exercise.- Develop, record and reflect on professional skills you need to work in the nutrition sector.Diet-related diseases take their toll on the quality of life for many people, and impact on health inequalities at a national level. In this course, you'll meet exacting industry standards and gain the knowledge, experience and skills you need to work in the field of nutrition.This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). Read more about the accreditation for this course.**How you learn**This course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc Human Nutrition and Health course, or if you just want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. This varied and intellectually stimulating course allows you to bring theoretical studies to life. You’ll reinforce your understanding through practicals, consultancy projects and applied learning activities, working alongside external partners ranging from schools to voluntary sector organisations.Throughout, you'll benefit from the expertise of a teaching team with extensive sector experience, and work in state-of-the-art facilities including sensory suites, development kitchens, laboratories and athletics centres.**You'll learn through**- lectures and seminars- real-world consultancy projects- guest lectures- practical sessions**Applied learningWork placements**As a student, you will have the opportunity to undertake an optional paid placement year while on the full course. We have a robust support system in place to help you when preparing and applying for a placement, and you will be supported by a dedicated work and employability mentor. Completing a placement is a great way to significantly enhance your professional development and build an eye-catching CV to impress future employers.**Live projects**Throughout your degree, you will have the opportunity to work on range of consultancy projects. For example, past students have worked on the development and nutritional analysis of a seasonal menu for a local dementia friendly café, healthy eating classroom education sessions in local primary schools, cook and eat sessions for a local scouts group and the development of a cooking resource pack for young adults with learning difficulties.Other live projects involve interacting with members of the public to deliver sound and evidence-based nutrition information such as during our annual and well attended nutrition fair. You will also have the opportunity to practice your motivational interviewing skills to support behaviour change and promote healthier lifestyles.**Field trips**There are a number of field trips embedded in different modules to provide context to your learning and give you the opportunity to apply your skills. Past students have attended Food Matters Live, and various British Dietetic Association workshops.**Networking opportunities**The placement, live projects and field trips provide excellent networking opportunities. Additionally, alumni are invited regularly to come and meet our current students. This represents a fantastic opportunity to not only get a critical insight of different career options, but also start building your own professional network.**Competitions**We encourage our students to submit their work to the Nutrition Society student conference and relevant awards. In the past, our students have been recognised externally for the high standard of their work. One of our students recently won the Institute of Food Science and Technology young scientist award.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,995per year

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

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : CC

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications including a relevant Science subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science, Mathematics, Geology, Psychology or Sport Science. We do not accept General Studies. For example: CC at A Level. MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma. A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

VIEW MORE

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 39 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    119 57%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    20th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    22nd

    7

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!