Course info

UCAS CODE B403
Nutrition is the science that interprets the relationship between food and its nutritional composition to the functioning of the living organism. It includes study of the intake, digestion, absorption of food, production of energy, elimination of wastes, and all the syntheses that are essential for growth, maintenance and reproduction across the life-cycle. This is a multidisciplinary course focused on human nutrition with an emphasis on health and prevention of diet-related disease. It is... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Whatuni student ranking
Whatuni student ranking
These are the 2015 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
86 / 112
Times ranking
Times ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
86th

Duration

Full Time
4 years
Start date
SEP-16

Nutrition

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Source: KIS, 2013

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: KIS, 2013

Average salary
Average salary
Source: KIS, 2013

After 6 months
Nutrition graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Nutrition graduate salary
£20,000

Modules

How you're assessed
How you're assessed
Source: KIS, 2013

46% EXAM
55% Course work

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

(Typical UCAS points 195)

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level Contact Institution Min. units required: 2. Min. units preferred: 2. Biology or Chemistry and at least one other from Biology, Chemistry, Home Economics or Mathematics.
SQA Higher N/A Biology or Chemistry and at least one other from Biology, Chemistry, Home Economics or Mathematics.
Tariff Points 195 Min. points from A level or equivalent: 200.

Application rate
Application rate
The percentage of total applicants that actually get offered a place on the course.
Source: KIS, 2013

178 Total applicants (2013)
108 Successful applicants (2013)
= 50
APPLICANT
SUCCESS RATE

Tuition fees

Home Fees
Home Fees
This is the fee you pay if the uni is in the same country that you live in (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland).


Full Time
£1,820
per year

Rest of UK fees
Rest of UK fees
This is the fee you pay if the uni is outside the country you live in (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland).


Full Time
£7,000
per year

EU fees
EU fees
The amount you’ll pay if you come to study here from somewhere in the EU.


Full Time
£1,820
per year

International fees
International fees
The amount you’ll pay if you come to study here from a country outside the EU.


Full Time
£12,400
per year

Reviews

Erin

I like how small the university is, you feel like the lecturers know you and genuinely want to see you do well. There...

Ellen

Too far from the city. Should make trains/bus pass. Union is awful. Halls are ridiculously expensive, but classes and...
Times ranking
86th
Student rating
( 3.9)
Next open day
QUEEN MARGARET UNIVERSITY Why study at QMU? There are lots of reasons to study at Queen Margaret University (QMU) - from our friendly and supportive staff, and the community atmosphere of our campus, to our innovative Learning Resource Centre which brings together IT, library facilities and a range of study places. Most important of all, our courses are designed to prepare you for a successful career. Queen Margaret University offers a wide range of professionally relevant undergraduate courses in the areas of healthcare; social sciences; performing arts; film, media and PR; and business, tourism and hospitality management. In keeping with the University's focus on relevance, our graduates go on to work in careers that make an impact on people's everyday lives.

Where you'll study

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University Drive
Edinburgh
EH21 6UU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Musselburgh  0.1 miles away

Thinking of studying in Edinburgh?

Check out our Edinburgh city guide

Other courses at this uni you might like