Nutrition BSc (Hons)
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Edinburgh


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UK fees £1820 per year Study mode Full Time
UCAS code B403 Duration 4 years
Qualification BSc (Hons) Start date SEP-15

What's this course about?

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 suitable if you are interested in following a career in public health, food industry, health promotion and nutrition, education or research.

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Entry requirements

Typical UCAS points

195

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level not supplied 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 not supplied Biology or Chemistry and at least one other from Biology, Chemistry, Home Economics or Mathematics.
SQA Advanced Higher not supplied not supplied
Tariff Points 195 Min. points from A level or equivalent: 200.

How you're assessed?

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46%

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Finance

£1820

UK FEES

£11790

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5 scholarships available

On-Campus accommodation

£3,760-£4,560

Per year

Where?

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University Drive
Edinburgh
EH21 6UU
United Kingdom

Nearest station: 0.1 miles away

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Nutrition

Your qualification

Enrolled students who continued after year one

This data refers to Nutrition BSc (Hons)

85%

Graduate prospects

% of graduates in employment or further study

This data refers to Nutrition BSc (Hons)

90%
Average salary for people studying Nutrition after 6 months £20,000
Average salary for people studying Nutrition after 40 months £23,000
Average salary for people studying Nutrition at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh after 6 months £21,000
Data sourced from: kis, hesa, ucas

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Whatuni member rating

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Rank 71st

Student stats

*Data refers to students in their first year only.
  • 80 : 20Full time: Part time
  • 80 : 20UK: International
  • 57 : 43Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 60 : 40School Leavers : Mature students
  • 1,340Number of students

Graduate prospects

  • 87% % in job or further study

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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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