University of Leeds

University of Leeds


This course develops an in-depth understanding of scientific principles underpinning the relationship between diet, human health and wellbeing. It also develops the ability to criticallyappraise the effect of food processing on nutritional quality of foods and develop an understanding of the role of processed foods in the diet. The programme encourages students to evaluate the current issues and developments pertinent to the nutrition discipline, and propose new insights and solutions to diet-related problems. The programme aims to develop an understanding of nutrition from an international perspective and encourages the development of research projects that satisfy both the course requirements and the interests of individual students.

Entry requirements

BSc 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a food or health related subject area.

Course modules

Compulsory modules may include; nutrition and health; impacts of food processing on nutritional quality; food analysis; nutrition: policy and practice; personalised nutrition; introduction to public health nutrition; introduction to nutritional epidemiology.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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