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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course

The modern world needs graduates who can accurately represent, explain and further develop nutritional science. On our MSc Human Nutrition course, you’ll develop a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition.

This course is taught by leading experts at the frontline of research and practice, ensuring everything you learn is relevant and valued by employers. We were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017-18 for Further and Higher Education, in recognition of our research excellence in the field of food and nutrition.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, giving you the academic requirements needed to apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, once you graduate.

What you will study

You’ll investigate the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, supported by a full appreciation for the nutritional mechanisms involved. Throughout the course, we’ll develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level, in addition to your professional development, preparing you for a career in nutritional sciences.

You’ll study topics, including the fundamentals of human nutrition, international and public health nutrition, metabolic nutrition, sports and exercise nutrition.

You’ll also complete a research dissertation that will allow you to carry out experiments and projects on important topics in the field. We’ll match your interests with the expertise of our researchers, ensuring you get the best support.

Careers and graduate prospects

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.

As the field of nutrition grows, so do the number of job opportunities and careers available. This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, giving you the academic requirements needed to apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, once you graduate.

Over 85% of graduates from this course go on to full-time employment or further study.* Our alumni take on roles as nutritionists and healthcare assistants. Graduates go on to work for the NHS trusts, food production companies, Government departments, nutrition organisations, sports clubs, and start-ups.

Application deadline

22 July 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 21,700per year

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

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 103 7

    2nd out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%

    30th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    76th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    56th

    42
  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    154 73%

    5th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    8th

    1

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