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What will I learn?

Overview

The Msc in Public Health Nutrition at Coventry University is designed to give you the opportunity to consider public health nutrition dilemmas by leading a culture that engages a shared responsibility for health, developing organised efforts to promote and maintain nutrition-related health / well being and encourage the informed choices of society.

This course is accredited by Association for Nutrition.

Course information

This course is designed to bring together the science of nutrition, consultancy and creativity to provide you with the chance to expand your horizons beyond the more traditional approaches to public health nutrition.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to work across multiple agencies championing a shared responsibility for health to ultimately open avenues for becoming leaders in public health nutrition. The course is designed to provide a broad-based approach to public health nutrition drawing upon a range of disciplines and staff expertise, which aims to expose you to a novel amalgamation of nutrition, public health, research, commercial and media insight.

Career prospects

Public health nutritionist graduates may work in a variety of settings to improve or enhance public health through the prevention and secondary prevention of nutrition and diet related diseases.

Government and local government, health authorities and hospitals, charities and NGOs all employ public health nutritionists. The food industry including manufacturers and retailers utilise public health nutritionists to facilitate social responsibility or to gain a competitive advantage through using nutrition as a unique selling point. Successful completion of this Masters could also act as a launchpad for further academic study including PhD.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,950.00 (US$ 18,880) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January, May, September 2023

Venue

Coventry University

Priory Street,

Coventry,

Warwickshire,

CV1 5FB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent.

For international students

An Honours degree in a Nutrition/Dietetic/Health Science/ Sports and Exercise Science undergraduate course – and students will normally have achieved a second class (2.ii) classification or above, or equivalent qualification. This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 6.0. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

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

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About Coventry University

Student experience is a priority for the university, which was proud to be ranked as the University of the Year in the UK for student experience 2019.

  • Based in the top 5 UK student cities
  • University of the year for student experience (2019)
  • 11,000 international students from 130 countries
  • Over 250 courses and programmes available

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