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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

  • Explore the scientific relationship between diet, health and wellbeing using the most up-to-date research to understand the importance of nutrition for health and performance
  • Unique research-led modules co-created with industry on topics such as sustainable nutrition, and bioactives for health
  • Exceptional access to internationally-leading research groups and facilities with the opportunity to develop research projects
  • The excellent relationships between academics and the nutrition industry will facilitate opportunities for industry placements to enhance employability
  • Diverse potential career paths post-degree including; public health; health improvement and policy; local and national government; non-government organisations; the food industry; sport and exercise industries; media and communications

How will I learn?

  • Lectures: introducing topics, and providing a framework for further reading, and background material for extended work.
  • Laboratory and practical sessions: working in small groups with specialist equipment to put knowledge into practice and develop skills you will need in your future career.
  • Seminars: discussion, role play and short presentations in smaller groups.
  • Independent research and study: reading, researching, writing, practice assignments, projects and dissertation.
  • Study groups: work with other students and utilise their support.
  • Dissertation: an extended and original piece of independent research conducted in an area related to your specialism. You will present this at a third-year Sport Science dissertation conference.
  • Guest lectures: hear from visiting experts in exercise and sport.

Assessment

All modules are assessed, with second and third year modules contributing towards your final degree classification. Modules are assessed using a variety of methods including essays, exams, oral and written presentations, laboratory reports and a dissertation. We aim to strike a 50:50 balance between coursework and exams over the duration of the programmes.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,800per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Excluding General Studies.Grade B in Biology and another Science subject required.

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University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

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