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Nutrition with Food Marketing with Professional Placement BSc (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Our accredited Nutrition with Food Marketing with Placement degree prepares you for a career in nutrition with first-hand work experience and cutting-edge knowledge.

Course overview

This four-year nutrition with food marketing degree includes a placement year and focuses on developing your critical, analytical and professional skills. Ensuring you will graduate as a conscientious and socially aware food professional, ready for a career in nutrition and marketing.

Our industry-recognised qualification helps to fast-track your career. You will be able to apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as soon as you graduate.

Our degree's teaching is informed by the research carried out by experts based at Newcastle University. This guarantees your studies are at the cutting edge of industry developments, so you graduate with the most up-to-date knowledge of nutrition and food marketing.

You'll explore topics such as: human nutrition, marketing strategy and consumer behaviour, while developing a holistic understanding of the global food system.

Professional accreditation

This degree is professionally accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

This means our graduates can apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists at associate level and use the letters ANutr after their name without undergoing further assessment.

Teaching methods

Contact hours are made up of a combination of:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • small group tutorials
  • practical classes

You supplement this with weekly private study of recommended reading materials.

Work placement

This food and human nutrition degree is also available with a year's work placement, as a four-year programme.

You'll apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place in Stage 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

Placements are subject to availability.

Your future

There is great demand for scientists with a knowledge of nutrition. A wide range of opportunities exist across the sector, including:

  • product development or quality assurance in the food industry
  • with non-commercial bodies such as the Medical Research Council or Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • in research development
  • in an advisory capacity with groups concerned with the communication of health messages and food safety advice

Graduates have gone on to take up roles, such as:

  • dietetic assistant
  • nutritionist
  • food technologist
  • food buyer
  • product development technologist
  • sports nutritionist

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site (Newcastle)

King's Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed an Associates Degree with a GPA of 2.8+.

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

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About Newcastle University

Newcastle University offers an internationally respected qualification, and a graduate employment rate of 94 per cent.

  • Historic campus with modern facilities
  • Nine National Teaching Fellowships awarded among staff
  • Scholarships and bursaries available
  • Highest offer rate of Russell Group universities

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