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Public Health (Nutrition)

Northumbria University

17 months
Duration
16500 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
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About

Public Health (Nutrition) from Northumbria University has been specifically designed for those who wish to develop their career within public health, with a particular focus on nutrition. Typically you will be from a nutrition, food science, bioscience, sport, exercise, nursing, midwifery or integrated health and social care background. 

Overview

At Public Health (Nutrition) from Northumbria University you will combine practical experience with a thorough grounding in relevant areas of theory and research. The practical application of these academic skills will equip you with the knowledge and approaches necessary to implement a broad range of interventions to improve public health outcomes in different employment contexts and in particular relating to food and nutrition, for example tackling a range of relevant societal issues such as, health inequalities in nutritional wellbeing, the increase in diabetes and the high prevalence of obesity.

Careers

Upon successful graduation you will possess in-depth research and enquiry skills, and a critical understanding of their application in public health and in a range of employment contexts:

  • local authorities
  • the community and local partnerships
  • the private sector
  • charitable organisations
  • the NHS and further research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Nutrition (Nutrition and Lifestyle in Health and Disease)
  • Nutrition Related Diseases 
  • Public health intelligence and epidemiology: informing policy and strategy
  • Research: Approaches, Methods and skills 
  • Public Health: Concepts, Theories and Frameworks
  • Dissertation Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a subject related to nutrition, healthcare or health sciences. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 17 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP per year during 17 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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