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Human Nutrition and Health

The human nutrition degree is designed to provide you with the scientific skills and knowledge to understand how nutrition relates to health and disease.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Human Nutrition and Health

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

5 years :

1 year pathway + 4 year degree - with placement

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Up on the end of this degree in human nutrition, you’ll be able to explain the significance of diet and nutrition-related illnesses to others to improve their wellbeing. You will start your studies with the fundamentals: an introduction to biochemistry, biology and physiology, chemistry for life science, and the basic principles of nutrition. As the course progresses, modules on this programme will then introduce to more specialist and advanced areas, such as clinical, human and public health nutrition.

This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, this course leads to careers in healthcare, teaching, academia, research, the food industry, and sport and exercise nutrition.

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Important
  • Course texts and other study resources are available from the Drill Hall Library. You may wish to purchase your own copies. You also receive an allowance for printing costs, which you can top up if required.

Why Study this Degree

Students studying human nutrition can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020).

The teaching staff at the University of Greenwich are highly qualified and research active, they have great links with employers

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.