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What will I learn?

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**Course summary**- Top up your existing foundation degree or qualifications to full honours level- Develop a strong, well-rounded understanding of nutritional sciences.- Learn how to develop, manage and evaluate wellbeing services and skills.- Build your portfolio through participation in live projects and learn to manage your professional development.- Acquire fundamental knowledge about food and nutrition relevant to key sectors.Our dietary and lifestyle choices can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing — and can have repercussions on a national level. This course provides the rigorous academic training, as well as the employability and communication skills, you need to work in the nutrition and wellbeing sector, and improve the quality of life for those affected by dietary issues.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.This varied and intellectually stimulating course allows you to bring theoretical studies to life. You'll reinforce your understanding through practicals, consultancy projects and applied learning activities, working alongside external partners ranging from schools to voluntary sector organisations.You'll benefit from the expertise of a teaching team with extensive sector experience, and work in state-of-the-art facilities including sensory suites, development kitchens, laboratories and athletics centres.You'll learn through- lectures and seminars- real-world consultancy projects- guest lectures- practical sessions**Applied learningLive projects**You will have the opportunity to work on a consultancy project. For example, past students have worked on the development and nutritional analysis of a seasonal menu for a local dementia-friendly café, healthy eating classroom education sessions in local primary schools, cook and eat sessions for a local scouts group and the development of a cooking resource pack for young adults with learning difficulties.Other live projects involve interacting with members of the public to deliver sound and evidence-based nutrition information such as during our annual and well-attended nutrition fair. You will also have the opportunity to practice your motivational interviewing skills to support behaviour change and promote healthier lifestyles.**Field trips**There are a number of field trips embedded in different modules to provide context to your learning and give you the opportunity to apply your skills. Past students have attended Food Matters Live, and various British Dietetic Association workshops.**Networking opportunities**Live projects and field trips provide excellent networking opportunities. Additionally, alumni are invited to come and meet our current students. This represents a fantastic opportunity to not only get a critical insight of different career options but also start building your own professional network.

Which department am I in?

College of Business Technology and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

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

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses

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