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Nutrition, Diet and Wellbeing (Top Up) BSc

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Top up your existing foundation degree or qualifications to full honours level- Develop a strong, well-rounded understanding of nutritional sciences.- Learn how to develop, manage and evaluate wellbeing services and skills.- Build your portfolio through participation in live projects and learn to manage your professional development.- Acquire fundamental knowledge about food and nutrition relevant to key sectors.Our dietary and lifestyle choices can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing — and can have repercussions on a national level. This course provides the rigorous academic training, as well as the employability and communication skills, you need to work in the nutrition and wellbeing sector, and improve the quality of life for those affected by dietary issues.**How you learn**This varied and intellectually stimulating course allows you to bring theoretical studies to life. You'll reinforce your understanding through practicals, consultancy projects and applied learning activities, working alongside external partners ranging from schools to voluntary sector organisations.You'll benefit from the expertise of a teaching team with extensive sector experience, and work in state-of-the-art facilities including sensory suites, development kitchens, laboratories and athletics centres.**You'll learn through**- lectures and seminars- real-world consultancy projects- guest lectures- practical sessions**Applied learningLive projects**You will have the opportunity to work on a consultancy project. For example, past students have worked on the development and nutritional analysis of a seasonal menu for a local dementia friendly café, healthy eating classroom education sessions in local primary schools, cook and eat sessions for a local scouts group and the development of a cooking resource pack for young adults with learning difficulties.Other live projects involve interacting with members of the public to deliver sound and evidence-based nutrition information such as during our annual and well attended nutrition fair. You will also have the opportunity to practice your motivational interviewing skills to support behaviour change and promote healthier lifestyles.**Field trips**There are a number of field trips embedded in different modules to provide context to your learning and give you the opportunity to apply your skills. Past students have attended Food Matters Live, and various British Dietetic Association workshops.**Networking opportunities**Live projects and field trips provide excellent networking opportunities. Additionally, alumni are invited to come and meet our current students. This represents a fantastic opportunity to not only get a critical insight of different career options, but also start building your own professional network.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

Normally GCSE (or equivalent) passes (C and above or 4+ on new GCSE structure (England only) in English Language, Maths and one science (Chemistry, Biology, Physics or double science equivalents (England & Wales only)).

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 39 4

    51st out of 83 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    119 57%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    20th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    22nd

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    122 70%

    39th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    10th

    6

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