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Nutrition and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you’re interested in the science behind nutrition, exercise and health, then this is the course for you.

Course overview

Our course will offer you an advanced understanding of exercise, nutrition, health and disease. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in ongoing research and to go on placement with our local partners. If you prefer, you can set up a placement of your choice, with the help of our designated Work Based Learning Unit.

Why study this course with us?

Your time at university should be about more than labs and lectures. All of our staff are research active, and encourage student participation in this, which offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and CV. It also means what you learn in the classroom is at the cutting edge of the field.

We will also signpost you toward optional Level 2 and Level 3 gym instructor qualifications during your studies, which equip you to work in the field during your degree.

Many of our staff also has external links with partner associations such as the British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, and local active ageing and cardiovascular rehabilitation groups, as well as ties with sporting clubs. All of this affords you the opportunity to go on placement, develop skills and build your CV, all the while developing contacts within the industry.

Assessment

Assessment is by coursework and examinations. Coursework can include practical or case study reports, essays or presentations, and may be based on collaborative/team working.

Job prospects

Career paths following graduation may include roles within Health Screening, Health Promotion, Weight Management, Exercise Rehabilitation, Exercise Prescription, Sports Nutrition and Development, and the food industry.

Diverse opportunities include but not are limited to: Health and Wellbeing Physiologist; Active Schools Coordinator; Active Aging Coordinator; Sports Nutrition Product Development; Nutrition Advisor; Sports Nutrition; Health and Wellbeing Advisor; postgraduate study in the area of Exercise Rehabilitation, Sports Nutrition, Dietetics, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, MRes or PhD.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

12,750per year

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

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 39 1

    28th out of 84 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    121 57%

    22nd

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  • Graduate prospects

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    90 90%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    37th

    3
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    / Max 203
    127 64%

    41st

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    11th

    2

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