University of Chester

University of Chester

Human Nutrition

Students study the principles of nutrition and scientifically evaluate the links between diet, health and disease; succesful completion allows application to the Association for Nutrition (AFN) for Associate Nutritionist Registration.

Entry requirements

Minimum of lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a biological or health science, including components of biochemistry and physiology; applications from those without a science degree, who have an interest and experience of working in related areas, are also considered.

Course modules

All years: Principles of nutrition; human metabolism; nutrition in health and disease; sports nutrition; nutritional assessment; research methods and data analysis; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a 4000-word written assignment or it's equivalent (e.g. exam, poster presentation); a research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,860 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,860 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,860 per Credit (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,860 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 540 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01244 511000