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Nutritional Sciences (MSc)

Course Description

This course is aimed at BSc graduates in Biological Sciences (or related subjects) to allow them to specialise in Nutrition. It offers students an in-depth education in human nutrition covering the underlying principles and evidence base, defining concepts, theories and methods, and the current knowledge and development of the subject, within a research-led environment.
Students will develop a confident, scientific approach to answering questions through theoretical analysis, formulation of hypotheses, practical experimentation, data analysis and communication of results.

The course aims to cover:

•The principles of nutrition including the sources and functions of macro- and micronutrients, energetics and metabolism.
•A range of methods for acquiring and interpreting biological and epidemiological information.
•The role of diet in the causation and prevention of disease and the promotion of health.
•The latest trends and developments within nutrition and of philosophical and ethical issues associated with those trends.
•The fundamental interdisciplinary information which underpins the discipline of human nutrition.

Each student will carry out a primary research project in an area of interest related to nutritional sciences.

Visit the Nutritional Sciences (MSc) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants holding other qualifications may also be accepted; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

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