Nutrition is a contemporary issue, and the connection between diet and health is becoming increasingly important. The diet of the population is key to preventing illnesses including diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The knowledge and skills that you will gain on BSc (Hons) Nutritional Sciences, combined with our option unit system, will prepare you to pursue a career in nutrition, public health, health promotion or food product development. Graduates could also progress onto postgraduate studies or research in areas including dietetics, food product innovation, or public health. We also offer a four-year sandwich route where you have the opportunity to spend your third year on placement. This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Features and benefits of the course include: Our recent multi-million pound investment has created fantastic facilities located at the University's Manchester campus. Technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience, with a major emphasis on developing your business and employable skills. This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, meaning graduates have the right to apply for direct entry at Associate level to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), without having to go through the lengthy process of additional assessment. All of these degrees feature an optional placement year and have strong relationships with industry. This gives you the opportunity to make contacts and gain experience that will give you the edge when applying for your first graduate position. This course provides you with a mix of academic knowledge and practical skills. We have a range of pilot-scale food manufacturing equipment, chemistry and microbiology laboratories, a taste panel suite, product development kitchen, bakery and food quality testing equipment.