Masters | Postgraduate Course - Human Nutrition MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Human Nutrition MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

Why choose this course

The modern world needs graduates who can accurately represent, explain and further develop nutritional science.

Our superb facilities and reputation in this field means our MSc in Human Nutrition will equip you for a successful career in this field.

Taught by internationally renowned researchers, we’ll also give you an exciting opportunity to conduct an original research project in your chosen area of nutrition.

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, was awarded to us in recognition of our impact in the field of food and nutrition in both teaching and research.

What you will study

Our MSc in Human Nutrition will develop your knowledge and scientific research skills to an advanced level and fuel your interest in this fascinating and vital discipline.

You’ll develop a deep understanding of current issues in the field of human nutrition. Our teaching emphasises the evidence-based links between diet, health and disease, supported by a full appreciation for the nutritional mechanisms involved. 

Our excellent reputation with industry and the nutrition profession will help you to pursue a successful and rewarding career. 

This course is also accredited by the Association for Nutrition, allowing you to enter the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists once you graduate.

Module details

Year 1 (full-time)

  • RESEARCH PROJECT Compulsory Year-long
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN NUTRITION Compulsory
  • METABOLIC NUTRITION Compulsory
  • NUTRITION RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Compulsory
  • NUTRITIONAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT Compulsory
  • CLINICAL NUTRITION AND NUTRITION SUPPORT Compulsory
  • INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION Compulsory
  • MOLECULAR NUTRITION Compulsory
  • SPORTS AND EXERCISE NUTRITION Compulsory

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in either Anatomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Dietetics, Forensic science, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology or Veterinary, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.