Join our food and nutrition experts in exploring the links between diet and health, and searching for solutions to the food-related problems that society is facing today.
At a Glance
UCAS Institution Name and Code
A Level: ABB-BBB
IB: 32-34 points
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You explore the application of food marketing and nutritional science to food markets, food consumers, diet, nutrition and health.
- the structure of the food industry (which represents the largest manufacturing base in Europe)
- the links between diet and health
- the challenges of securing a globally sustainable, safe and nutritious food system
You'll gain the critical and analytical skills required to assess the global food system from a social, economic, legal, technological, ethical, political and environmental perspective.
Highlights of this degree
Quality and rankingQuality and ranking
Our nutrition and food degrees at Newcastle rank 7th in the UK in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and The Complete University Guide 2017 (in the Food Science category).
We achieved a very impressive 94% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2016, ranking us in the top ten in the UK.
Professional accreditationProfessional accreditation
This degree is professionally accredited by:
- the Association for Nutrition
- the Chartered Institute of Marketing
Association for Nutrition accreditation means that, when you graduate, you can apply for direct entry onto the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists at the Associate level and use ANutr after your name. See the Association of Nutrition's website for further benefits of studying on an accredited course.
Chartered Institute of Marketing accreditation means you have the opportunity to gain professional marketing qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway.
Study abroad for international experienceStudy abroad for international experience
UK and EU students can broaden their academic experience and expand horizons by studying abroad as part of their degree.
You can study at a partner institution abroad for between three months and one year through the Erasmus scheme.
Current countries include France, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary and Estonia.
Facilities and support
Our facilities include well-equipped modern laboratories for teaching and research.
You'll be supported by a personal tutor throughout your degree