Human Nutrition BSc Honours
Please note part time mode recruitment will be suspended for September 2015 entry while the University changes its module credit rating, the next part time admissions will be in September 2016. The full time mode is unaffected and available for September 2015 entry as usual.
Public and media interest in what we eat has never been greater. Emerging as one of the most popular sciences, human nutrition integrates knowledge from diverse areas of science to present a unified view of this dynamic discipline and its applications. You will examine how nutrients and eating patterns impact on health and well being, and the role of diet in both health and disease.
We have well equipped laboratories in all bioscience disciplines including a suite of biochemical test facilities for nutritional analysis, whole body metabolism, and determination of body composition. A lively research culture is reflected in current studies into metabolic features underlying obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2,
fake ray bans nutritional intervention in over and under nourished populations, chronic disease nutritional epidemiology, and exercise and nutritional interventions for metabolic health. The course will equip you with the skills needed for a career as a nutrition adviser or consultant in regulatory and organisational bodies, and in teaching and research, or to go on to postgraduate study.
The course presents you with an understanding of the molecular and physiological basis of the relationship between nutrition and human health and performance. You will study modules which cover the relevant aspects of human nutrition, physiology, public health, biochemistry and psychology.
The Association for Nutrition (AfN) accredits the BSc Honours Human Nutrition. The AfN is the recognised professional body for the regulation and registration of nutritionists, it embraces those involved in public health, care, food, exercise and policy. One of the Association responsibilities is running the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN).
This accreditation recognises the high standards of training that we offer on our course.
Graduates from this degree course are immediately eligible (Fast Track) for addition to the Register as Associate Nutritionists.
What is a Registered Nutritionist?A Registered Nutritionist will be registered with
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What do Registered Nutritionists do?Registered Nutritionists provide evidence based information and guidance about the impacts of food and nutrition on the health and wellbeing of humans (at an individual or population level) or animals. Nutritionists have a good understanding of the scientific basis of nutrition and work in a range of settings, including research, education and in policy development. food science or product development
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Registered Nutritionists: have specialist competencies in nutrition or public health nutrition
follow the Code of Ethics and Statement of Professional Conduct
work within their own scope of practice
keep up to date through Continuing Professional Development and continuously improve their knowledge, skills and application of the science based practice of nutrition
know how to recognise the highest standards of scientific evidence in nutrition and apply these standards safely and effectively in their practice of nutrition.
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