M.Sc. On Campus


King's College London

12 months
29310 GBP/year
14070 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Nutrition MSc course at King's College London will instruct you in the principles of nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition and nutrition research skills.


The Nutrition MSc course at King's College London is an intensive course which we have designed with the needs of graduates in biological sciences or medicine in mind.

Nutrition MSc at King’s gives you the chance to study with some of the country’s top specialists in areas like diet and cardiovascular health, gut health and metal metabolism. Join us to develop your research skills and advance your scientific knowledge to postgraduate level.

Key benefits

  • An ideal way into the field if your background is in a related subject like biology or medicine
  • Study in a top research environment, surrounded by experts in everything from FODMAP to metal metabolism
  • The subjects you’ll cover will prepare you for a wide range of careers in research, the food industry, education or government
  • Learn to collect and analyse data with the research skills module, then conduct a research project supervised by one of our specialists
  • Apply to join the UK Voluntary Register of Nutrionists when you graduate
  • Benefit from the expertise and facilities at the Metabolic Research Unit

Career prospects

From FODMAP to eating disorders to the microbiome, nutrition issues are becoming a bigger part of the public conversation about health. That increase in awareness is creating new job opportunities all the time.

After you graduate, you can join the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists to show future employers your competence. Career options include governmental organisations, the food industry, health planning, and health and education services. The course covers nutrition from a global perspective, so our graduates have the capability to work anywhere in the world.

If you’re thinking of a career in research, King’s is a great place to start. We have a strong focus on research and some past students on the course have published their work while they’re still studying. You’ll be surrounded by researchers working in our four groups, including renowned scientists like Professor of Dietetics, Kevin Whelan and Dr. Megan Rossi.


The course is accredited by The Association for Nutrition, which means graduates may register as associate nutritionists on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, a body which aims to regulate the professional practice of nutrition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition 
  • Principles of Nutrition 
  • Nutrition Research Skills 
  • Nutrition Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 first degree in biological science, including components of biochemistry and physiology, or a registrable qualification in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.
  • A personal statement is required. This can be entered directly into the online application form (maximum 4,000 characters) or uploaded as an attachment to the online application form (maximum 2 pages).
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic. Professional references will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29310 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29310 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14070 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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