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Human Nutrition

University of Greenwich

  • September, 2019 Start Date

  • 5 years Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • Price On Request Course Fee

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Course Description

Our human nutrition degree is designed to provide you with the scientific skills and knowledge to understand how nutrition relates to health and disease.

By the end of our degree in human nutrition, you'll be able to explain the significance of diet and nutrition-related illnesses to others to improve their wellbeing. You'll begin your studies with the fundamentals: an introduction to biochemistry, biology and physiology, chemistry for life science, and the basic principles of nutrition. As the course progresses, you'll be introduced to more specialist and advanced areas, such as clinical, human and public health nutrition.

The course, which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition and the Royal Society of Biology, leads to careers in healthcare, teaching, academia, research, the food industry, and sport and exercise nutrition.

  • Our teaching staff are highly qualified and research active, they have great links with employers
  •  Gain the skills and knowledge required by industry
  •  We restrict practical class sizes to enhance your learning experience.

Our human nutrition degree is designed to provide you with the scientific skills and knowledge to understand how nutrition relates to health and disease. By the end of our degree in human nutrition, you'll be able to explain the significance of diet and nutrition-related illnesses to others to improve their wellbeing. You'll begin your studies with the fundamentals: an...

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Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Life Science (15 credits)
  • Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Chemistry (15 credits)
  • Basic Principles of Nutrition (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Physiology & Pharmacology (30 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Cell Biology and Immunity (15 credits)
  • Microbiology and the Environment (15 credits)
  • Nutritional Epidemiology & Health Promotion (15 credits)
  • Research and Professional Skills in Life Science (15 credits)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Metabolism and Disease (15 credits)
  • Clinical Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Human Nutrition 1 (15 credits)
  • Human Nutrition 2 (15 credits)

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Project (Life Sciences) (30 credits)
  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Specialised Topics in Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Advanced Human Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Public Health Nutrition (15 credits)

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits) Practical and Professional Skills - Life Science (15 credits) Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits) Practical and Professional Skills - Chemistry (15...

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Available Dates

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Medway

Part Time, 5 years

September, 2019

Price on Request

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Entry Requirements

Typical Offer: 104 Points

Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate

Subjects:

  • A-level: 32 Points from Biology and Chemistry
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science
  • A-level and BTEC National: Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level Biology and Chemistry
  • Plus GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system), and one GCSE science subject at Grade C or above under the A*-G system. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in Mathematics and English.

Interview Required? Yes

We will also consider:

  • AS-levels along with A2-levels
  • Alternative qualifications at Level 3, such as OCR Cambridge Technicals, AQA Tech-level, the International Baccalaureate and Access to Science
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 3.

Typical Offer: 104 Points Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate Subjects: A-level: 32 Points from Biology and Chemistry BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Applied Science A-level and BTEC National: Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from...

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Assessment Methods

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

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  • UCAS Points0

  • Employment Rate95%

  • Average Graduate Salary£30000

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