Human Nutrition

Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Human Nutrition
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code B400
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Application Date

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2023 entry application deadlines

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Duration Attendance
This is a four year full-time course.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate
104 UCAS tariff points from five subjects (four must be at Higher Level)

Course Specific Subject requirements
This course also requires you to achieve H3 & H4 in two science subjects:

2 from Group A OR 1 from Group A...

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Comment Award: Bachelor of Science with Honours

Associate awards
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS
Diploma in Professional Practice International DPPI

Professional recognition
Association for Nutrition (AfN)
Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) for the purpose of eligibility for Direct Entry Registration at Associate Level with the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN).
Course Content

The BSc Hons Human Nutrition degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

Nutritionists elicit, disseminate and apply the knowledge drawn from the relevant sciences so as to promote an understanding of the effect...

Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method Teaching, Learning and Assessment
This is a full time course. Students engage in lectures, seminars and tutorials. These are accompanied by practical sessions to enable the student to gain a deeper understanding of the taught academic materials.

Students are assessed using a range of methods including course work, presentations, group work, project initiation, development and output deliverables (critical appraisal of literature, research, writing a research dissertation, examinations etc.
Work Placement

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The placement takes place in Year 3 of the course.

In the placement module, structured work experience in the field of nutrition research, health education and promotion or the food industry helps students to appreci...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from this course are now working for:
• Abbott Nutrition
• Glanbia
• Kellogg
• Lackpatrick Dairies
• Randox Laboratories
• Health and Social Care trusts

Job roles
With this degree you could become:

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