Human Nutrition (Public Health and Sports) MSc
London Metropolitan University
Key Course Facts
Why study this course?
Our Human Nutrition (Public Health/Sports) MSc will build the experience you gained from a related undergraduate degree and will provide you with the option to specialise in either public health nutrition or sports nutrition. Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN), this master’s course will help you to develop advanced practical experience in your approach to research and practice in nutrition. By becoming an effective learner and practitioner with cross-functional skills, you’ll be well prepared for a future career in public health or sports nutrition.
More about this course
The course team on our Human Nutrition (Public Health/Sports) MSc has a wide range of expertise ranging from whole body metabolic research, epidemiology and dietary assessment to clinical research and nutrition policy. These interests are reflected in the subjects you’ll study on the course.
In the core modules, you’ll explore the fundamental concepts of nutrition science and human metabolism and develop your research skills including the critical evaluation of literature, data collection and analysis. You'll also develop your laboratory techniques and methodologies for assessing the nutritional status of individuals, groups and populations.
The Human Nutrition Dissertation module will allow you to undertake a substantial piece of research in the field of nutrition. Through the analysis of data and synthesis of theory, policy and practice in relation to either public health nutrition or sports nutrition, this is your opportunity to become an expert in your own right.
On completion of the course, you will be eligible to become a registrant with the AfN as an associate nutritionist, which will allow you to place the designatory ANutr after your name. After three years of relevant experience as an associate nutritionist, you can become a full registrant. You can apply under one of five specialisms: public health, sports and exercise, nutrition science, animal or food.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
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You will be required to have at least a lower second honours degree (or equivalent) in nutrition or a related subject such as biochemistry, sports science or physiology. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS 6, TOEFL 580, or CBT TOEFL 237.
Tuition Fees Human Nutrition (Public Health and Sports) MSc
|England UK||£9300||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9300||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9300||year 1|
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Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
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About London Metropolitan University
Founded in 1848, London Metropolitan University is located in the urban setting of North London. LMU is just a 40-minute walk to Camden Town or a 20-minute tube ride from central London. Some of the benefits that students can expect when choosing LMU include a variety of residence halls at distinct price points, reputable career guidance services, and orientation services for recently-arrived international students. This institution has a selective admissions standard, so it’s recommended to prepare for your interview well in advance.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
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