Nutritional Sciences, M.Sc. | University of Nottingham | Loughborough, United Kingdom
12 months
28700 GBP/year
11300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Nutritional Sciences programme offered at the University of Nottingham provides a direct route to specialise in nutrition.


Key facts

During the Nutritional Sciences programme offered at the University of Nottingham you'll develop transferable skills such as problem based abilities and data handling

  • Molecular nutrition; study how nutrients impact on cellular processes
  • Public health nutrition; the relationship between diet, health and disease. Study in depth current public health priorities across the lifespan.
  • Healthy People, Healthy Planet module, new for 2021.

Careers and professional development

Our graduates go on to work across nutrition and food companies such as Slimming World, Protein World and Danone. Some set up their own nutrition businesses. Others work as nutritionists in health services, for example working for the NHS in mental health nutrition support, or internationally, working for the Ghana Armed Forces.

Every year, some of our graduates decide to study research degrees at PhD level.


This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Skills in Nutrition 
  • Healthy People, Healthy Planet 
  • Nutrition and Metabolism 
  • Molecular Nutrition 
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition 
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Postgraduate Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a biological science subject, excluding nutrition or closely related degrees

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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