12 months
18667 GBP/year
7367 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Nutritional Sciences at University of Nottingham  is designed for BSc graduates in biological sciences or related subjects. It provides a direct route to specialise in nutrition. 


Key facts

Highlights of Nutritional Sciences at University of Nottingham:

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. You'll investigate:

  • international nutrition practices
  •  the development of a sustainable global diet
  •  the impact on health, survival and development capacity globally
  • the influence of culture, religion and socioeconomic status on nutritional interventions


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills in Nutrition
  • Healthy People, Healthy Planet
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 


120 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a biological science subject, excluding nutrition or closely related degrees. Examples of related degrees include biology, physiology, sports science, food science and psychology. 
  • IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each element

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18667 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18667 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7367 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7367 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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