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Global Public Health Nutrition - Full Time (MSc)

University of Westminster Nutrition and Public Health

Full time September MSc 1 year full time

About the course

Nutrition has long been recognised as a vitally important determinant of health status within both industrialised and industrialising countries. Significant changes are occurring in the profile of nutritional problems. Many countries continue to face problems of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, but countries in economic transition also face the public health challenge of rising rates of diet-related chronic disease, such as obesity and coronary heart disease. Also, many industrialised countries now face problems of food insecurity among low-income groups. These challenges have led to growing political resources to address nutrition.

There is now an increased need for trained public health nutritionists, to work in a range of contexts, to control and prevent diet-related

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Entry Requirements

You should have an Honour's degree (at least a lower second class honours) from a UK university or equivalent from a non-UK university, in a relevant science or social science subject.

Students from a non-nutrition background are welcome to apply but they will be invited to complete our Essentials of Nutrition course, which has four short assessments.

If your first language is not English, you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with a score of 6.0 in each element.

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