The Nutrition programme at Liverpool Hope has been designed to develop the essential knowledge and understanding as well as intellectual, practical and transferable skills that a nutritionist would require to practice. Our Nutrition curriculum includes a systematic focus on delivery of five core competencies in
The Nutrition programme aims to develop graduates who are:
Why choose this subject?
Our Nutrition students have access to well-equipped laboratories and lecture facilities, to support their learning and research. Furthermore, our interdisciplinary teaching team are committed to providing them with the highest standard of academic support and guidance.
Nutrition Programme at Liverpool Hope University is special as it has
In our nutrition related courses, the majority of our students have been satisfied/very satisfied with their learning experience especially with academic support and range of opportunities available to them. With regard to overall student satisfaction rate, the course has been among the top courses within our School as well as our region.
Our Nutrition students have been key part of the community initiating or taking part in several regional health initiatives.
Our staff are actively engaged in research, and are consulted to advise on a range of public health projects in the North West and/or across the country. Their research specialisms include micronutrients, obesity, diabetes, public health nutrition and disability. Furthermore, our students have presented their work at National Nutrition conferences.
Tutors in this course have experience in wide range of positions at local, national and international levels together with the experience of teaching and research in other UK universities.
Foundations of Human Nutrition
All Nutrition students (single and combined honours) will study a 60 credit, year-long course called Foundations of Human Nutrition, plus a 60 credit course from another subject.
The Nutrition course consists of:
These topics are selected in accordance with the core competencies required for registration as an Associate Registered Nutritionist (ANutr).
Explorations in Human Nutrition
All Nutrition students (single and joint honours) study the core topics that the Association for Nutrition (AfN) considers as appropriate for a Nutrition degree. The core topics include.
Advanced Studies in Human Nutrition
All students will continue with the study of the core topics as defined by the AfN.
This course includes a range of assessments so that students can demonstrate their competence in a variety of situations and formats. Assessments include written exams, computer-based exams, presentations, coursework, group and individual projects, participation in research activities and viva.
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The standard offer level is a minimum of 300 UCAS points, including a minimum of two A/A2 levels or equivalent. In addition, applicants must have GCSE Mathematics and Science (Dual Award) grade C or above (or equivalent).
Nutrition is available as a Single Honours degree - UCAS code B400
It can also be studies as a Combined Honours degree programme with the following subjects
|Nutrition and Business Management (BA)||UCAS code NB24|
|Nutrition and Childhood & Youth||UCAS code LB54|
|Nutrition and Dance (BA)||UCAS code WB40|
|Nutrition and Education (BA)||UCAS code XB34|
|Nutrition and Geography (BSc)||UCAS code LB74|
|Nutrition and Health & Well-being||UCAS code BB9L|
|Nutrition and Psychology (BSc)||UCAS code CB84|
|Nutrition and Social Policy (BA)||UCAS code LB44|
Since 2002, the number of jobs for nutritionists in the NHS has grown faster than in any other sector. Nutritionists can be employed in a range of roles within primary care organisations and public health directorates, in Clinical Nutrition settings, Food Industry, Academia, Research and Lecturing, Teaching, Sports and Exercise, development and international public health nutrition as well as private sector.
Our Nutrition programme aims to prepare the graduates for a range of careers including:
These are only some of the examples of careers suitable for graduates; however, the degree in Nutrition will also be useful for Postgraduate study in:
If you are studying this programme on a combined basis, you should consider careers options linking both subjects.
For further information on careers, please visit the Career and Employability section of the website.