Human Nutrition

Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Human Nutrition
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code 18803 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Application is through the University's online application system.
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Duration Attendance

This course is a part time intensive programme. In years 1 & 2 both semesters consist of core taught modules requiring attendance at least one day each week during semester. Attendance is required on campus for most modules, however there are a few optional modules which can be taken distance learning. The independent research project is carried out under close supervision requiring attendance which is dependent on the individual project.
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Entry Requirements

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Applicants must have gained a second class BSc Hons degree or higher in a science based course which has provided substantial background in core science subjects in particular biochemistry/food chemistry and also physiology/anat...

Course Content


Human Nutrition is the scientific study of the foods we eat, the nutrients in foods, the fate of the nutrients when they are eaten and the effects of diet on health and well being. As a graduate nutritionist you will have the skills to eli...

Subjects Taught

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Applied Nutrition
This module discusses nutrition through the life-cycle, nutritional assessment, the aetiology, prevention and dietary treatment of common nutrition related diseases and nutrition support.

Public Health and Nutrition ...

Careers or Further Progression

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The academic content of the programme, together with the experience gained from Masters research project, leads to excellent employment opportunities within industry, nutrition research, health promotion, public health, personalised...

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Course Director Dr Alyson Hill 
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