Bath Spa University
Human Nutrition BSc (Hons)
Bath Spa University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 15 graduates of Human Nutrition BSc (Hons) and other courses in Nutrition and Dietetics at Bath Spa University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
15 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Allied Health

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Nutrition and Dietetics at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £19500 £25000
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £25000 £15000 - £24500 £20500 - £31500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Allied Health

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25019 £22047 £25092
25-75 percentile range £23039 - £29019 £16587 - £25305 £18590 - £30184

Course Description

Explore the scientific principles behind human nutrition, food, health and disease.

  • Gain additional letters after your name on graduating from this Association for Nutrition accredited course.
  • Tailor your degree through module, dissertation and work placement choices relevant to your aspirations.
  • Join our close-knit community of staff and students and experience support that students have described as "exceptional".

Developed in consultation with industry employers, Human Nutrition at Bath Spa has been designed to equip graduates for careers in diverse industries, ranging from health and food to education and clinical nutrition.

When you graduate from this externally accredited programme, you’ll be eligible for Registered Associate Nutritionist status, allowing you to use the letters A. Nutr. after your name.

With expert advice from our dedicated tutors, you’ll be able to tailor your degree through your module choices, dissertation, and work placements that are relevant to your career or further study aspirations.

Certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) as meeting AfN Standards for Course Certification for the purpose of enhancing the competence of those who give nutrition information to the public.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Human Nutrition BSc (Hons) at Bath Spa University

25% Caring personal services
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Skilled trades occupations
10% Media Professionals
10% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Finance Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Many assessments set in Human Nutrition mimic tasks, ways of working, or reporting that are used by professional practitioners. We think that you should experience these ways of working as they help you to prepare for employment, be that in industry, the health sector, as a consultant, teacher or researcher. Some examples of methods used for assessment on this programme include: dietary analysis, reports, diet and physical activity evaluations, developing food products, essays, case studies, seminar presentations, examinations, group work, literature reviews, dissertation.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Nutrition and Dietetics

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5

With 6.0 in each component.

IELTS (Academic) 6.5

With 6.0 in each component.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Human Nutrition, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Human Nutrition BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £16905
International £16905

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of Bath Spa University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 9 university rankings of Bath Spa University

About Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is located in the rural outskirts of the English city of the same name, Bath. This institution of higher education takes pride in that they have the faculty resources and initiative to treat students as individuals, by learning their strengths and weaknesses, and thus being able to help them find work placements that align with their goals. In your free time, you can find academic and social experiences through Bath Spa’s more than 70 student clubs and societies.

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Student composition of Bath Spa University

undergraduates:
7335
postgraduates:
1285
Total:
8620
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