Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc, PG Certificate, PG Diploma

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 10800 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 24400 per year

All study options

About Human Nutrition at University of Sheffield

As one of the most established Human Nutrition MScs in the UK, this course provides high-quality training in evidence-based nutrition, through faculty members who are actively working in research, knowledge exchange and health. This enables us to provide a contemporary learning experience, and the tools and skills you need for building a successful career as a professional nutritionist. You will also have access to resources and staff at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), which is a world-ranking public health school. 

The course aims to give you a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of human nutritional biochemistry, physiology and epidemiology, as well as public health nutrition, nutrition research, and nutrition in the global south. You'll study different methods of dietary assessment and analysis, enabling you to collect, analyse and interpret dietary information. You'll also explore the nutritional challenges of vulnerable population groups and the importance of nutrition policy both locally and in a global context.

Furthermore, the MSc offers a choice of carrying out a research project in the area of your choosing, with the support of experts, thereby allowing you to personalise your degree and prepare for a career in a range of fields, including research, the food industry, academia, community nutrition, nutrition policy, humanitarian work, and nutrition consultancy.


Accredited by the Association for Nutrition - graduates can apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists as Registered Associate Nutritionists

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc, PG Certificate, PG DiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 10800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 24400 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees for 2023 entry are not yet available. Please use these 2022 fees as a guide

Entry requirements

You'll need at least a 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant science subject or a relevant medical degree.

We may consider your application if you have a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree and your practical experience is particularly strong.

We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.

We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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