University of Westminster
Human Nutrition with Foundation BSc (Hons)
University of Westminster

Key Course Facts

Course Description

If you do not meet the entry requirements for the BSc courses in Nutrition, the Foundation Year of this course is a well-established route of access into higher education, and is recognised by local education authorities as qualifying for a mandatory grant where available. In the Human Nutrition BSc course you will go on to examine how nutrients and eating patterns impact on health and wellbeing, and the role of diet in both health and disease.

Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) for the purpose of eligibility for Direct Entry Registration at Associate Level with the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN).

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 21 graduates of Human Nutrition with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of Westminster for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Nutrition.

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
21 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Human Nutrition with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of Westminster

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Human Nutrition with Foundation BSc (Hons) 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 £22000 £19000 £21000
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £23000 £12000 - £23500 £10500 - £28000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Nutrition

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £21487 £23472
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £26000 £15379 - £25213 £17415 - £27642

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Human Nutrition with Foundation, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

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

Example below based on all graduates of Human Nutrition with Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of Westminster

25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Health associate professionals
15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Elementary occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Engineering professionals
10% Therapy professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

64 - 80 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course.

64 to 80 UCAS Tariff points from the IB and English grade 4 HL, Maths grade 4

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Human Nutrition with Foundation, BSc (Hons).


Tuition Fees Human Nutrition with Foundation 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
EU £14400 year 1
International £14400 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

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, 2024

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Westminster in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a publicly funded research university located in London, England. Beginning its existence as a polytechnic institute in 1838, it only became an officially recognized university much later, in 1992. Westminster’s primary campus can be found on Regent Street of central London, with its secondary campuses being in the districts of Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow.

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Where is this programme taught

Cavendish Campus
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Main Site - 115 New Cavendish Street
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