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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is an advanced entry course available from Year 3. For entry to Year 1 or 2 please apply for the Food Nutrition and Human Health course.Nutrition is the scientific study of the nutrients in food, how they are used in the body, and the relationship between diet, health and disease. A nutritionist may apply their knowledge in a wide variety of fields which include public health, the food industry, product development, sports nutrition, animal nutrition and nutrition science.A nutritionist has the opportunity to diversify into many different areas and can opt for a variety of career pathways. You might be involved in: developing food and nutrition policy; food product reformulation or development; researching nutritional approaches to preventing, managing or treating disease; or training community workers to support individuals and groups to develop cooking skills.Our course provides you with the opportunity to tailor your degree to your own specific interests so you can specialise in the area of nutrition that interest you most.Staff have excellent links with the food industry, NHS, research institutes, and national and international agencies. These links are fully utilised to provide external speakers, study visits, projects and placements which ensure that the course has relevance to employment opportunities

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,040per year

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 39 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    148 70%

    7th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    4th

    2

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