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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**- Study a research-led curriculum on a course ranked second in the UK by both the Complete University Guide 2021 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.- Access our £10 million Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory to acquire practical experience that is essential for a research career and valued by a wide range of employers.- Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements, where you can work for a range of employers, including the Government, NHS trusts and nutrition companies.- Learn from lecturers who’ve been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017-18 for Further and Higher Education, in recognition of their research excellence in the field of food and nutrition.- Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Association for Nutrition to work as an associate nutritionist once you’ve graduated.**What you will study**On this course, you’ll learn about food and the nutrients it contains, how the body uses them and how they relate to health and disease. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how the body assimilates and uses nutrients, and you’ll fully appreciate how human nutrition impacts health and the development of disease. In your first year, you’ll study topics, including biochemistry, cell biology, food science, human nutrition and health, and physiology, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. In your second year, you’ll get the option to undertake food analysis and quality control, to improve the nutritional profile, eating quality and safety of food products, or investigate the fundamental aspects of new product design and development, studying the functionality of the main ingredient components of food and their impact on nutritional aspects. In your third year, you’ll have the choice to specialise further in an area of personal interest, exploring topics like the analysis of foods and processing methods that meet UK and EU food legislation and guidelines, the biochemical transformations which occur during the processing, storage and preparation of foods, and the role heat processes have on the destruction of microorganisms. You’ll also complete a research project, bringing together all the practical, analytical, and presentation skills you’ve developed.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBC

Overall: BBCWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required subjects: Biology grade B and one of: Chemistry, Physics, Sport Studies, Physical Education, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Science, or Food Technology, Home Economics or Nutrition and Food Science.Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 43 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    150 78%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    15th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    4

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