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Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders (MRes)

University of Roehampton

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Summary

This rewarding research-based programme will prepare you for a career in nutrition research, clinical environment or the health industry. With an increasing need for research experts in nutrition, collaborate with internationally renowned experts in the field to tackle modern metabolic diseases and the impact on human health.

This specialist programme offers a highly topical theoretical and practical training in the science behind nutrition in preparation for your rewarding career within health research, a clinical environment or the health industry.

With the imminent global obesity crisis and the associated increase in human metabolic disorders, there is increasing demand for interventions and experts who can offer solutions for healthy diets and nutrition to tackle these issues.

You will be taught by renowned experts in the field who have made an impact in topical areas of nutrition and metabolism. You will also conduct your own research and could choose from a variety of research topics including: the gut microbiota, Polyphenols and cardiovascular disease, the impact of meal times, the importance of breakfast, type 2 diabetes, dietary interventions for obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and the endocrine regulation of appetite and bodyweight.

Career Options

Graduates can go on to further study, conduct research within academia or the food industry, work in pharmaceuticals, nutrition, and scientific writing.

Application deadline

28 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,177per 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 Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has an international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
Pre-sessional English courses are offered to help international students develop their academic English skills before starting their course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 103 1

    22nd out of 39 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    102 45%

    90th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    65th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    44th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    118 56%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    24th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    27th

    3

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