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Applied Human Nutrition

Oxford Brookes University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
15400 GBP/year
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About

Applied Human Nutrition is a practical, research driven master course. It details the science behind the nutritional requirements of humans from pre-conception to old age. The Applied Human Nutrition programme is offered by the Oxford Brookes University.

Overview

Poor nutrition is causing increasing public health problems in all sectors and ages. This is especially clear among the young and the elderly. On the Applied Human Nutrition programme at the Oxford Brookes University you will examine:

  • the specific problems of global nutrition and the implications for public health
  • the provision of food and nutrients to the body, facilitating optimum physical and mental development and health maintenance.

As part of your research project you will have opportunities to work with the Oxford Centre for Nutrition and Health. You can get involved with cutting edge research that helps the government and food industry develop new products with specific health and nutritional benefits.

Career prospects

Graduates pursue a range of nutrition-related careers, particularly in:

  • health promotion as food and health co-ordinators
  • industry with food and drink manufacturers and retailers
  • medical food companies
  • food service providers
  • trade associations
  • government and policy to improve the health of the population
  • research in universities, food companies or research institutes

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Research Methods
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health
  • Global Nutrition and Public Health
  • Health Promotion and Professional Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to successfully complete a postgraduate course, applicants are usually expected to have (or be about to attain) at least a second class honours degree in a related scientific subject from a recognised institution of higher education. 
  • If you do not have these academic qualifications, you could still be offered a place on this course if you can show evidence of the potential to succeed based on professional and/or related experiences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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