Nutrition is an analytical discipline that provides an insight into understanding the role of diet in maintaining our health and wellbeing. There is a high demand for professional qualified nutritional therapists and our BSc qualification will help you distinguish yourself as a clinical qualified practitioner.
Why choose this course?This Nutritional Therapy BSc degree is supported through University of West London's Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard and PebblePad) which is available through the University's website, 24 hours a day via internet access.
Through this course we will help you build a sound knowledge base in the theory and practice of Nutritional Therapy, underpinned by the development of basic medical sciences. You will learn about:
- anatomy and physiology
- basic biochemistry
- the study of named diseases (pathology) - as it relates to the field of practice.
You will develop your practitioner skills through monitored cases supported by experienced nutritional therapists. The course encompasses work based observational/placement practice concepts and principles that will you to develop various qualities and transferable skills necessary for future employment in the health sector.
Career and study progressionUpon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of food industry areas including new product development, the health sector.
Once enrolled onto the course, you can choose to top up to a BSc (Hons) in Nutritional Therapy. You could then continue your education to postgraduate level in a specialised area such as dietetics.
BlogOur students have contributed some interesting and balanced posts to our UWL Food and Nutrition Blog. The blog provides a space to discuss and reflect on issues related to food, nutrition, health and wellbeing.
For further information about this course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other options available for BSc Nutritional Therapy
- Flexible - September 2017, Brentford site
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:
- Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
- Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year.
Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.