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Human Nutrition BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University
Program overview
3 years
Bachelor's degree
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Program description

Human Nutrition BSc (Hons)

This course provides an approach to nutrition that is based on the scientific and academic principles of biology, biochemistry, social and public health aspects of human nutrition as well as observing the principles of food resources, food development and safety.

By studying human nutrition, you’ll understand the scientific principles underlying nutritional requirements throughout life, in health and disease.

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Admission requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers include A-level grades CCC or above with grade C in Biology, plus a related science subject e.g. Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Physical Education or Food Technology.

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Program content

This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the definitive programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.

Year one (Level 4) modules

  • Biological Techniques
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Global Food Issues
  • Food, Nutrition and Health
  • Human Biology
  • The Microbial World

Year two (Level 5) modules

  • Research Skills for Human Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Pathophysiology and Nutrition
  • Food Analysis
  • Future Food: Food and Nutrition in the 21st Century
  • Food Product Development
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Biology Work Placement
  • Health: mind, body, society
  • The Marketing Business
  • Science Journalism and Publishing
  • Professional Placement Year

Year three (Level 6) modules

  • Human Nutrition Dissertation Planning
  • Nutrition and Exercise Science
  • Human Nutrition Dissertation Publication
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Food Safety
  • Global Trends in Food, Preservation and Packaging
  • Food and Nutrition in Practice
  • Medical Biology
  • Plants and People
  • Environmental Practice
  • Publishing Industry Project
  • Successful Freelancing
  • Evolutionary Neuroscience and the Origin of the Human Mind
  • Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology
  • Applied Behavioural Psychology

Tuition fees

UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £9,250

UK and EU students part time for year 1 is £4,625

UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £14,300

Career opportunities

Human Nutrition graduates have gone into a number of graduate careers including:

  • Dietetics (after a postgraduate dietetics Program)
  • Working in the food industry in new product development, and as technologists and sensory analysts
  • Secondary school teaching - Biology (after PGCE)
  • Master's Programs in specialisms such as nutrition and sport or physical activity
  • PhD study and post-doctoral research
  • Working in public health for councils or local organisations
  • Self-employment.

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Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....

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Bath Spa University

Newton Park
BA2 9BN Bath
United Kingdom

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