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MSc Nutrition & Behaviour

UK

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What will I learn?

Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) this is the first course of its kind in the UK to explore the bi-directional impact of nutrition on behaviour and the brain, and the impact of behaviour on diet.

Why study MSc Nutrition and Behaviour at BU?

  • Nutrition-related ill-health contributes towards preventable disease including obesity and many of the non-communicable diseases on both a national and global scale.
  • Gain a foundation in the physiology and biochemistry of nutrition, complemented by units on the role of nutrition in behaviour and cognition, and the management of associated clinical conditions.
  • Discover the role of nutrition from preconception to old age including topics such as in-utero programming, infant feeding practices, the development of food likes and dislikes in children, food promotion, psychological factors contributing to the development of obesity including appetite and weight control, disordered eating behaviours, prevention of diet-related disease, and the role of diet in normal ageing and age-related conditions.
  • Put learning into a professional context with a short work-based learning and professional development in an environment of your choice; locally or internationally and in the healthcare, community or private sector.
  • Benefit from extracurricular sessions beyond the lecture setting including research seminars and journal clubs, fostering development of critical thinking and communication.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which means that after graduating you will be able to apply for Associate level status with the AfN.

Careers

This course will equip you with the academic and practical skills required for professional practice. The emphasis on core practical skills will give you extra marketability in the professional arena.

Upon completion of the course graduates can apply for Associate level status with the Association of Nutrition.

Which department am I in?

School of Health & Social Care

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 18,146) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Lansdowne Campus

Lansdowne,

Christchurch Road,

Bournemouth,

BH1 3JJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a US Bachelor's (Honours) degree in a relevant subject and may need some relevant work experience, depending on the course.

For international students

Students need a bachelors honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects include; Clinical/life sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Nutrition, Neuroscience. IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent and TOEFL IBT with an overall score of 79.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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