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MSC Nutrition with Obesity and Weight Management

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Gain detailed understanding of the principles and practice of human nutrition.
  • Understand the causes of obesity and the challenges faced in its prevention and treatment.
  • Enhance your ability to critically analyse current and developing theories in human nutrition and weight management.

On this course, you’ll study nutrition in detail, while focusing on the subject of obesity and weight management. You’ll explore the root causes behind these issues, and understand the roles nutritionists can play in supporting individuals to reach their weight loss goals.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

How you learn

This course aims to develop your theoretical and practical skills ready for industry. It is based around four major strands — covering core and specialist knowledge, as well as employability and research skills.

We use a student-centred approach. The course content is delivered by experts and has been designed to equip you with the relevant expertise and experience you need for employment.

The teaching team uses their own research and professional backgrounds to bring the theoretical content to life and ensure that you learn about the latest developments in the field.

You learn through:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • laboratory classes
  • counselling simulations
  • workshops

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • obesity prevention and weight management
  • nutrition
  • research
  • academia.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

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.

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    40th out of 72 4

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  • Graduate prospects

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    75 75%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

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  • Entry standards

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    113 74%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

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    4.04 81%

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    131 66%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    51st

    3

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