Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Public Health Nutrition

This MSc in Public Health Nutrition will provide you with the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills required to meet the nutritional challenges of the 21st century. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the role diet and nutrients play in the aetiology, prevention, treatment and management of diseases, discovering how to apply this knowledge in a variety of health-based settings and make evidence-based judgements on appropriate nutritional care. You will also develop a clear understanding of the factors that influence food choice. The context for the programme is provided by societal issues such as a rapidly ageing population, food poverty and food insecurity, health inequalities in nutritional wellbeing and the high prevalence of obesity.

Entry requirements

MSc: The normal minimum entry criteria is a 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject such as nutrition, dietetics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, sport science, health, food science or biology. For overseas applicants, IELTS 7 or equivalent is required. An interview will form part of the selection process.

Course modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods are varied and include a combination of essays, case studies, presentations and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 5,040 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 12,750 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 34 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus L39 4QP North West

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