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Our Nutrition BSc degree develops your knowledge and understanding of human nutrition and the science underpinning the relationship between diet and health.
Nutrition is a fast-moving discipline that focuses on understanding the role of diet in maintaining health and preventing disease. Nutritionists play an important role in providing and implementing evidence-based nutritional guidelines and recommendations.
On this course, you’ll gain a solid understanding of human nutrition and the scientific basis underlying nutritional recommendations. You’ll examine the scientific, social and ethical considerations that inform the nutrition profession, all within the context of current issues, such as the global obesity problem and food insecurity.
Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in areas such as digestion and delivery, food safety, functional biopolymers and novel food design.
There are lots of opportunities for you to work alongside our academics and get involved in the research happening in the School.
During your project work you will access specialist facilities and laboratories.
Our theoretical modules are supported by extensive practical sessions in the laboratory, allowing you to perform experiments that reinforce the material taught to you in the lectures.
Small tutorial groups are used to support the teaching, so you get regular feedback from the academic staff helping you solve any problems that you might have with a particular topic.
Contact Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds to find course entry requirements.
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