This course brings together the science of nutrition and the innovation of business to expand student’s horizons beyond the more traditional approaches to public health nutrition. It will enhance your public health and nutrition knowledge and skills.
Throughout your course you will study key issues in public health nutrition and the influence of policy and the wider environment.
Why choose this course?
The increase in non communicable diseases across the globe, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and malnutrition is inextricably linked to poor diet. This has led to an increasing demand for graduates who have an in-depth knowledge of the impact of dietary intake on the risk factors of disease, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge through education and influencing policy to improve the population’s health.
International experience opportunities
The University runs a number of specific schemes to allow students periods of overseas study or work experience and the University offers a limited number of International Experience and Mobility Grants to enable such visits. A number of students in our School, across a range of courses, have been successful in securing places via these schemes.
The Public Health Nutrition MSc is designed to provide students with a wide range of critical knowledge and skills in public health and nutrition in order to make you attractive to a range of employers or to enhance your current career.
Moreover it intends to develop a range of skills essential for working as a Public Health Nutritionist in the 21st century. Thus the development of business acumen and creativity is a special feature of this course.
On successful completion of the course you will be able to work in a range of careers such as public health; government and non-government organisations; social enterprises; freelance nutrition and the food industry.