School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences

Degree Programmes

Our degrees

We have a comprehensive suite of professionally-accredited degree programmes, all of which address the roles played by nutrition in relation to health and wellbeing, but with differences in emphasis.

Degree Programmes

Degree Programmes in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics MDiet Honours (new for 2020 entry)
B401 (4 years)
This degree focuses on the effect of nutrition on the functioning of the human body in health and disease.  Students knowledge and skills are developed in the practice of clinical and public health dietetics.  This programme has been approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is also accredited by the British Dietetic Association (BDA). This means that graduates are eligible to apply to register with the HCPC and work as a dietitian.

Food and Human Nutrition BSc Honours
B46D (3 Years)
This degree focuses on the impact of nutrition upon health and disease, and its scope extends all the way from cellular and molecular processes to societal aspects such as Public Health. It is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), so graduates can apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists. 

Food and Human Nutrition with Placement BSc Honours
B4D6 (4 Years)
Identical in every other respect to the Food and Human Nutrition degree, this four-year degree also includes a work placement to boost your skills and employability.

Nutrition with Food Marketing BSc Honours
BD46 (3 Years)
In addition to addressing the relationships between nutrition and health and disease, this degree is more business-oriented, exploring areas such as marketing and consumer behaviour. It is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), and also by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Nutrition with Food Marketing with Placement BSc Honours
BD64 (4 Years)
Identical in every other respect to the Nutrition with Food Marketing degree, this four-year degree also includes a work placement to boost your skills and employability.

Psychology and Nutrition BSc Joint Honours
C8B4 (3 Years)
Offered by the School of Psychology, this degree explores the psychological factors that can impact on our perception of nutrition, as well as the link between diet and health. It is accredited by the British Psychological Society.