Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Nutrition with Public Health Management

This course is developed following Association for Nutrition (AfN) guidelines and suitable for graduates and existing health professionals who want to specialise in public health nutrition. Students cover the scientific background of human nutrition at a subcellular and population level, and professional aspects such as policy implementation. Graduates of this course can join the AfN as an associate public health nutritionist, enhancing their professional status. Students: develop their understanding of both the science and the practice of public health nutrition; complete real research, relevant to their own interests or area of employment; work with industry and the public health sector or our research team.

Entry requirements

Typically, 1 of the following: an Honours degree or equivalent in food, wellbeing, health or biological science; a HND in a related subject with significant relevant experience; substantial relevant experience at a senior level, with evidence from referees, performance on training courses or further education qualifications, showing capability of gaining a postgraduate qualification; at least 1 A-level in science, or equivalent, is expected; if applicants do not have this but are capable of Master�s level study they are considered individually; overseas applicants whose first language is not English: IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent).

Course modules

PgCert: cellular nutrition; molecular nutrition; population nutrition; marketing; PgDip; managing people; organismal nutrition; research and consultancy; professional practice in nutrition; MSc; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Individual and group coursework; essays; examinations; management project; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555