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Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders

This rewarding research-based programme will prepare you for a career in nutrition research, clinical environments or the health industry

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Degree

MRes (Hons) Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders

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Degree Duration

1 year :

Full time

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Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

This specialist programme offers a highly topical theoretical and practical training in the science behind nutrition in preparation for your rewarding career within health research, a clinical environment or the health industry.

With the imminent global obesity crisis and the associated increase in human metabolic disorders, there is increasing demand for interventions and experts who can offer solutions for healthy diets and nutrition to tackle these issues.

You will be taught by renowned experts in the field who have made an impact in topical areas of nutrition and metabolism. You will also conduct your own research and could choose from a variety of research topics including: the gut microbiota, Polyphenols and cardiovascular disease, the impact of meal times, the importance of breakfast, type 2 diabetes, dietary interventions for obesity, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and the endocrine regulation of appetite and bodyweight.

The development of your research methods skills is an integral part of the course. You will further your understanding of modern nutrition research with a project which will give you not only experience of specialist research techniques, but also skills in research design and data handling and analysis with the use of statistics. Subject-specific lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work will both introduce and prepare you for recent advances in the field, both theoretical and technological and their applications in Nutrition.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources

Why Study this Degree

First MRes programme in Nutrition and Metabolic Disorder in the UK

Taught by renowned experts in the field who research have had an impact on topical areas of Nutrition science