University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Nutritional Medicine

The modular programme is accessible to those in full-time employment, consisting of 3-day taught periods at the University, preceded by preparatory study and followed by consolidation and assessment. During some modules, a special dinner is arranged on the theme of the topic studied.

Entry requirements

Medical graduates and those with a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in appropriate bioscience or health disciplines. You will take up to 3 modules as standalone courses before registering retrospectively for the MSc and counting the accumulated credits towards your degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Principles of nutritional science; principles of applied nutrition and epidemiology. Optional modules: Antioxidants, phytoprotectants and disease; obesity, diabetes and eating disorders; diet, the gut, food allergy and intolerance; nutritional aspects of pregnancy, infancy and childhood; nutrition and ageing; lipids and essential fatty acids; dietary minerals in health and disease; clinical nutrition and nutritional support; nutrition and exercise for health and sports performance; the brain and nervous system; diet and behaviour.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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