Derriford Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BH, United Kingdom

Nutrition for Health and Performance - Plymouth Marjon University

This degree gives you a broad understanding of nutrition, with a focus on optimising sports performance and good health. With a focus on science, human behaviour and the nutrition industry you will gain an in-depth understanding of food and its relationship to health, wellbeing and performance in athletes and the general population. In addition to studying the biological basis of nutrition and the mechanisms by which nutrition can influence health and performance you will gain practical experience in the skills required to assess nutritional needs and to put your knowledge and skills into practice. **Why this course at Marjon?** • This course has been developed in line with Association for Nutrition guidelines and we aim to gain accreditation by the AfN. • Opportunities to work with clients with a range of specialised requirements, including athletes and those with health conditions. • Develop practical skills in our bioscience and accredited Sport and Exercise Science laboratories. **What might I become?** Subject to accreditation, graduates of this course will be eligible to apply directly to the Association for Nutrition to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist. You might work in the food industry, product development or marketing, retail, nutrition research or in organisations such as the NHS, Children’s Food Trust, British Nutrition Foundation or sporting organisations. You might diversify into many different areas including sports nutrition, product development, nutrition policy, disease management and prevention, community nutrition or set yourself up in private practice. **Find out more at Open Day** Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Nutrition for Health and Performance at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. **Book on to an Open Day at:** **Why study at Marjon?** • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,000