M.Sc. Public Health Nutrition

University of Southampton | Southampton , United Kingdom
The Msc Public Health Nutrition at University of Southampton is designed to prepare you for professional practice in public health nutrition in the EU or internationally, and is accredited by The Nutrition Society. All three programmes build on a sound theoretical framework, and apply this to enable you to solve nutrition-related health problems, in whatever setting you work.

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This MSc is designed to prepare you for professional practice in public health nutrition in the EU or internationally, and is accredited by The Nutrition Society. All three programmes build on a sound theoretical framework, and apply this to enable you to solve nutrition-related health problems, in whatever setting you work. On successful completion of the MSc programme, you will be able to register as an associate public health nutritionist on the professional register of The Nutrition Society.

Careers: The course will enable you to practise as a public health nutritionist or pursue a career in research

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline The deadline for application is six weeks prior to the start of the programme.
Tuition fee

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Start date
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Normal University attendance is for two three-day teaching blocks per module: three modules in the first semester and three in the second semester. You would normally be expected to successfully complete the first three modules before progressing to the modules in the second semester. Once you have completed all the taught modules, you will register for a 14-week dissertation (MSc only) via traditional research or via a professional project. Programmes at PG Cert and PG Dip levels are also available or you may register for stand-alone assessed modules.

The MSc modules are:

  • Assessment of nutritional status
  • Food systems
  • Research skills and statistics
  • Nutrition health improvement
  • Collaboration working for nutritional health
  • Policy and programmes

Plus: Research project and dissertation (60 credits)
You may apply for credits for prior learning in relevant topics

Assessment: Assignments, presentations, dissertation

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
193(Grade B)

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Requirements

Second-class honours degree in nutrition, dietetics or other biomedical or health science; ability to study at HE7 in the form of (i) a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level, (ii) relevant post-qualifying professional experience, or (iii) intercalation on a UK undergraduate medical degree and successful completion of at least three years of the programme.

Other qualifications may be considered; prior work experience is desirable but not essential; you must satisfy the Regulations for Admission to Degree Programmes, as specified in Section 4 of the Universitys General Regulations (English language: IELTS 7.0 or equivalent for speakers of other languages).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

The MSc in Public Health Nutrition is accredited by the Nutrition Society.

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