London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Food and nutrition is a particularly topical area of study. The impact of what we eat on our health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly recognised by health professionals, the food industry and the general public.

Course Modules

Year 1: scientific skills; (bio) molecules; physiology and nutrition; foodology. Year 2: research methods; analytical techniques; advanced analytical techniques; food composition properties and analysis; human nutrition and public health. Year 3: project; social aspects of science; aetiology and clinical aspects of nutrition; advanced topic in nutrition; new food product development.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 88-96
  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units) D
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M3
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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71% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 51%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 77%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 30
Studying 35
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 15
Unknown 10

29% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 27%

Total Coursework: 59%

Total Practical: 14%

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