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Summary

The course provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. An integrated programme covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. Specialist topics include: maternal and child nutrition; nutrition in emergencies; nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring; nutrition-related chronic disease. The main programme focus is on nutritional problems in low and middle-income countries - although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to populations globally. The programme attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for global health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programmes, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and programme planning in e MSc has been designed to focus on nutritional problems in low and middle income countries. This course is not a dietetic qualification.

By the end of this course students should be able to: demonstrate an advanced knowledge of nutrition for global health at biological, social and policy levels, assess critically, select and apply a range of appropriate research skills and techniques, from anthropometry and information on dietary intake to broader analytical skills, interpret and synthesise different types of data used to analyse and assess nutritional problems at population and population sub-group levels, evaluate critically the findings of scientific studies of public health nutrition, disseminate and present findings of research in a range of formats and contexts. The course is accredited by UK Association for Nutrition, Graduates can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists.

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Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£23,050.00 (20,37,551) per year

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From

Sep-19

Venue

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

Keppel Street,

Camden,

London,

WC1E 7HT, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students need to have: IELTS (Academic) - Overall Score: 7.0; Writing: 6.5; Listening: 5.5; Reading: 5.5; Speaking: 5.5. Cambridge CAE / CPE - Overall Score: 185; Writing: 176; Listening: 169; Reading: 169; Speaking: 169. Pearson PTE Academic - Overall Score: 68; Writing: 62; Listening: 45; Reading: 45; Speaking: 45. TOEFL IBT (non-Tier 4 applicants only) - Overall Score: 100; Writing: 24; Listening: 21; Reading: 22; Speaking: 23.

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