Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health Nutrition

The Masters in Public Health Nutrition, from Liverpool John Moores University, helps you develop the knowledge and skills required to work in this growing industry. - Benefit from staff expertise in nutrition and public health - Join a research active team and take part in ongoing projects - Experience interactive practical sessions and workshops alongside theoretical learning - Boost your career options with employment opportunities in the public and private sectors Aimed at those who want to work in public health nutrition, this newly-launched, expert-led programme explores the impact of nutrition on population groups and develops the knowledge and skills required by professional practitioners. This programme is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health or another relevant discipline (Food Science, Physiology, Biology, Health Promotion, Biochemistry) or a professional qualification recognised as carrying honours degree equivalence or a Pre-Masters qualification in a related subject area with a minimum of 65% in English or substantial appropriate work experience which can demonstrate knowledge and skills at degree standard (subject to the provisions of the Academic Framework Regulations) plus an English Language GCSE or equivalent Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) If you have any specific queries, please contact marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Professional Practice in Nutrition (10 credits) Population Nutrition (20 credits) Public Health: Policy and Practice (20 credits) Epidemiology (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Nutritional Science (20 credits) Food Chain, Sustainability and Health (10 credits) Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Course assessment is via a combination of exams and coursework involving essays, presentations, reports, case studies, critical reviews, research protocols, a data analysis exam and the dissertation. Supervisors have previously suggested the following areas for dissertations: restrictive eating, research intervention feasibility study, nutrition intakes of ethnic minority groups, dietary intake, physical activity and restrictive eating in pregnancy, impact of physical activity on health, diet and fitness.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education)
Telephone number: 
01512315340