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Nutritional science is a subject of growing importance in many aspects of healthcare, lifestyle and industry. Accredited by the Association of Nutrition (AfN), this Human Nutrition degree aims to explore how our choices of foods affect the biochemical and physiological functions of cells and organs, and how our diets influence physical, mental and social health.WHY THIS PROGRAMMEExperience an expert evidence-based approach to human nutrition, integrated teaching on basic sciences, clinical
Nutritional science is a subject of growing importance in many aspects of healthcare, lifestyle and industry. Accredited by the Association of Nutrition (AfN), this Human Nutrition degree aims to explore how our choices of foods affect the biochemical and physiological functions of cells and organs, and how our diets influence physical, mental and social health.
WHY THIS PROGRAMME
Experience an expert evidence-based approach to human nutrition, integrated teaching on basic sciences, clinical practice and public health applications.
Four different specialisation areas are provided – Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Obesity & Weight Management and Sports & Exercise Nutrition.
Learn through an in-depth, evidence based, critical approach and specialise in a particular area
There is a long tradition of excellence in nutrition at the University of Glasgow, with pioneering research by Cathcart, Paton and Boyd. More recently Durnin, Cockburn and Dunnigan. While current Glasgow academics continue to make important contributions in the field of nutrition.
Be taught by international staff and external experts, offering great flexibility to suit individual student needs.
A range of transferable skills are integrated and embedded into this programme, for example, critical review skills, which are highly sought after within the competitive job market.
Develop a substantial research proposal as a team.
Gain valuable understanding and a range of skills for interdisciplinary working and interpreting nutrition research.
Be part of a very supportive environment: feedback from past students emphasises the dedication, approachability and enthusiasm of the programme team.
Teaching will mainly take place off-campus at the recently refurbished Glasgow Royal Infirmary, with its state of the art teaching facilities.
Graduates are well placed for a variety of employment opportunities in the food and health industries, public health, research, health promotion, food policy, the media and relief/development work in less developed countries.
There is an expanding role for high quality nutritionists in all these sectors and the programme is intended to meet this demand.
This course provides a sound basis from which to apply for employment in advisory positions in industry or government agencies, to undertake professional training in dietetics, or for further doctoral-level research training for academic or teaching careers.
A high proportion of our graduates go on to complete PhDs in Glasgow or other high quality institutions across the world.
The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017.
Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933.
The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics to European Studies.
The university consists of four colleges:
College of Arts
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
College of Science and Engineering
College of Social Sciences
There are three campuses making up the university.
Where you'll study
The Fraser Building
65 Hillhead Street
Glasgow, City Of