This course offers you the opportunity to progress into community, industrial, research or academic positions in the health and nutrition sector you will study specific health disorders and learn to evaluate the effectiveness of intervention studies aimed at improving health.
Throughout the course you will examine the evidence supporting the relationship between nutrition, health and lifestyle, exploring the physiological implications of under and over nutrition throughout the life-cycle. You will study a range of methods for assessing nutritional status and look in depth at the role of nutrition/diet in high risk and vulnerable groups.
You will undertake practical sessions to support your studies. We have invested in the latest body composition, exercise physiology and food technology equipment that you will use during the practical sessions on the course.
You will study units in; Advances in Food/Nutrition Innovation, Body Composition & Physiological Adaptation, Exercise & Health Promotion, Nutrition, Health & Lifestyle, Nutritional/Food Biochemistry, Research Methods. You will also complete a dissertation.
MMU have invested in the latest body composition, exercise physiology and food technology equipment that you will use during the practical sessions on the course.
Combination of flexible learning supported by tutorials.
NOTE: Full-time is 2.5 days per week. Part-time is 1 day per week taken over 2 to 5 years.
You will normally have a good UK undergraduate honours degree, or an international equivalent, in an appropriate science related subject and/or significant proven professional experience in a relevant field.
UK and EU students: full-time £4200, part-time £465 per 20 credit unit. Non-EU overseas students full-time £12,500.
Recipient: Manchester Metropolitan University
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