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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

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About Food and Human Nutrition at Newcastle University

Course Overview

This professionally accredited degree provides a unique opportunity to study the impact of nutrition on health and disease, from the cell and molecular level through to people and populations.

At a Glance


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Degree Awarded
BSc Honours

Course Duration
3 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: ABB-BBB
IB: 32-34 points

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Professionally accredited
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Scientific research has given us an excellent understanding of the fundamental aspects of nutrition, including:

  • what makes up a balanced diet
  • how our bodies use different foods
  • and how we can be confident that our food is safe to eat

This degree explores the links between diet and health, from the cell and molecular level through to people and populations.

You will also discover the impact of food composition and processing on nutritional value, quality and consumer acceptance. 

  • Study in state-of-the-art labs and facilities
  • Fast-track your career with an industry-recognised qualification
  • Explore other subject areas - including marketing, psychology, biology and biomedical sciences
  • Develop skills appropriate for careers in all areas of the food industry and research

Highlights of this degree

Quality and ranking

Quality 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 accreditation

Professional accreditation

This degree is professionally accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

This 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.

Graduates of non-accredited courses have to go through a lengthy process of additional assessment to achieve this.

See the Association of Nutrition's website for further benefits of studying on an accredited course.

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

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
A Level: ABB-BBB
IB: 32-34 points

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