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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

    To be confirmed

  • 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

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

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)

£ 14,895per 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

    66th

  • Campus address

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

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 43 10

    17th out of 60 8

    58th out of 78 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    116 56%

    35th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    24th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    115 70%

    33rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    19th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    27th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 59%

    49th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    13th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.53 71%

    75th

    29

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