601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, United Kingdom

Nutrition - University of Hertfordshire

This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and explores in detail the scientific basis of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. On graduation, you will become a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) and can play an influential role in educating the public, promoting healthy eating and developing healthier food. In the first year, you’ll study basic nutrition, food science and psychology concepts and develop a fundamental understanding of human physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. You’ll then move on to study more specialised areas such as disease pathophysiology, metabolism and how nutrition can play a key role in health and disease prevention throughout the life cycle. You will also study modules related to food industry and employability including the role of the nutritionist in food service. In your final year, you will undertake a two-week work experience and will study public health nutrition, sports nutrition, behaviour change and contemporary topics in nutrition. You will also undertake a final year research project. You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to choose from study abroad or take a year-long work placement in industry. **Why choose this course?** • University of Hertfordshire was awarded TEF Gold (2018), the highest possible standard for teaching in the UK. • Active research community. • Accredited by the Association for Nutrition. On graduation you become a Registered Associate Nutritionist and can use the ANutr qualification. • Major focus on employability. All students undertake a 2-week work experience as part of their degree which contributes to academic credits. • Optional 12-month industrial placement or study abroad overseas at one of our world partner universities as part of a 4-year degree. • Practical experience in the brand new state-of the art Science, Diet and Sports Performance labs. Other additional opportunities include: • Dedicated student support from the School of Life and Medical Sciences Academic Support Unit. • Teaching is complemented by lectures from visiting lecturers from industry. • Active student-led Nutrition and Dietetics Society

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,HatfieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • 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
  • International Year 1 £11,950