Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Public Health Nutrition

This course concentrates on achieving a sound knowledge in nutrition, as well as providing participants with the expertise to work in a variety of settings to promote nutrition for the benefit of public health; a public health nutritionist influences food selection and eating behaviour of a population, based on research and national dietary guidelines; public health nutritionists are expected to find themselves in advisory and policy/advocacy roles as well as engaged in research in the UK and internationally.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (normally 2.2 or above) or equivalent that includes significant emphasis on human biochemistry and physiology; applicants whose honours degree were not studied in English require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 and no individual component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules: Food and nutrition; principles of nutrition science; food policy and planning; public health nutrition; public health; epidemiology; clinical sciences; research methods; dissertation (MSc only).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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