University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Nutrition and Food Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree of a UK university or its equivalent in a discipline associated with food and nutritional science; in exceptional circumstances students with a relevant lower 2nd Class Honours degree may be considered for entry; students should have studied a substantial amount of nutrition/biochemistry/food science during undergraduate studies, allied to the study of research methods.

Course modules

Core modules: Research project for nutrition and food sciences; research methods; advanced human nutrition; applied food sciences; plus one of the following single modules: Maternal and child nutrition: biocultural perspectives; international food law; contemporary issues in nutrition.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used, including case studies, presentations, research reports, critical reviews and a research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
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01772 892400