University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Human Nutrition

**Why choose this course** The modern world needs graduates who can accurately represent, explain and further develop nutritional science. Our superb facilities and reputation in this field means our MSc in Human Nutrition will equip you for a successful career in this field. Taught by internationally renowned researchers, we'll also give you an exciting opportunity to conduct an original research project in your chosen area of nutrition. The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, was awarded to us in recognition of our impact in the field of food and nutrition in both teaching and research. **What you will study** Our MSc in Human Nutrition will develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level and fuel your interest in this fascinating and vital discipline. You'll develop a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition. Our teaching emphasises the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, supported by a full appreciation for the nutritional mechanisms involved. Our excellent reputation with industry and the nutrition profession will help you to pursue a successful and rewarding career. This course is also accredited by the Association for Nutrition, allowing you to enter the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists once you graduate.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Dietetics, Forensic science, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology or Veterinary, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) RESEARCH PROJECT - Compulsory FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN NUTRITION - Compulsory METABOLIC NUTRITION - Compulsory NUTRITION RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - Compulsory NUTRITIONAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT - Compulsory CLINICAL NUTRITION AND NUTRITION SUPPORT - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION - Compulsory MOLECULAR NUTRITION - Compulsory SPORTS AND EXERCISE NUTRITION - Compulsory

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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