UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Clinical and Public Health Nutrition

This course focuses on the problems of over-nutrition and under-nutrition, which apply to most developed nations as well as those undergoing rapid transformation. The programme offers specialised training in the clinical and scientific basis of malnutrition and obesity, and therapeutic approaches to correcting this in the hospital, community and educational setting.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a biological science, medical or healthcare discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism; disease-related malnutrition; experimental design and research methods; practical nutritional assessment; therapeutic aspects of clinical nutrition; nutrition and public health; malnutrition in the community; disease and disordered eating.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, laboratory work, site visits and practicals. Assessment is through examination, presentations, essays, practical reports and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,310 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 3 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 2308