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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lansdowne Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU?

Nutrition-related ill-health contributes towards preventable disease including obesity and many of the non-communicable diseases on both a national and global scale.
Gain a foundation in the physiology and biochemistry of nutrition, complemented by units on the role of nutrition in behaviour and cognition, and the management of associated clinical conditions.
Discover the role of nutrition from preconception to old age including topics such as in-utero programming, infant feeding practices, the development of food likes and dislikes in children, food promotion, psychological factors contributing to the development of obesity including appetite and weight control, disordered eating behaviours, prevention of diet-related disease, and the role of diet in normal ageing and age-related conditions.
Put learning into a professional context with a short placement in an environment of your choice; locally or internationally and in the healthcare, community or private sector.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which means that after graduating you will be able to apply for Associate level status with the AfN.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 39 6

    92nd out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    130 62%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.49 90%

    2nd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    110 51%

    84th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    99th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    48th

    41

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