Course info

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

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Full Time
4 years
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Average salary

After 6 months
Nutrition graduate salary at this uni
UK Nutrition graduate salary


How you’re assessed

46% EXAM
55% Course work
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 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.

178 Total applicants (2013)
108 Successful applicants (2013)
= 50

Tuition fees



Too far from the city. Should make trains/bus pass. Union is awful. Halls are ridiculously expensive, but classes and...

Keisen R.

I would say if you can travel by train, because school is out of the Edinburgh. I study nutrition, which is well though...

Where you’ll study

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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

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