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Nutrition with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Nutrition as a science has evolved into a recognised discipline of its own over the last 50 years. As a subject of interest, nutrition has never been more popular. However, given its importance, the need for properly qualified nutritionists has never been greater.Our nutrition and food science courses are ranked second in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and top three by the Complete University Guide 2020. We also achieved 100 per cent overall satisfaction for this course in the National Student Survey 2019.The Department of Nutritional Sciences is home to an innovative teaching and learning environment. The strength and depth of our research means you’ll not only be taught be internationally recognised researchers, but also be able to become actively involved in cutting-edge research during your studies.**What you will study**As a BSc (Hons) Nutrition student, you’ll comprehensively 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 as to how the body assimilates and uses nutrients in the body and you’ll fully appreciate how human nutrition impacts health and the development of disease.This course is designed for those who wish to pursue a commercial, public health or research-orientated career, and will give you the core skills and competencies required from a modern nutritionist.Our BSc (Hons) Nutrition course offers a range of optional modules and is available as a three or four-year course, depending on whether you choose to take a Professional Training placement.This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, the UK professional body for nutrition. After completing it you’ll be eligible for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,400per year

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

University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • 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

    2nd out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    154 73%

    5th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    8th

    1

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