London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

This course builds on experience gained from an appropriate 1st degree and provides options to specialise in public health nutrition or sports nutrition. In particular the aims are: to offer a programme of advanced study and training for a future career in public health or sports nutrition; to advance practical experience and develop a critical and reflective approach to research and practice in nutrition; to enable students to become effective learners and practitioners by developing cross'functional skills. After 3 years of relevant experience, associate nutritionists can become registered nutritionists. Students can apply under 1 of 5 specialisms from public health, sports and exercise, nutrition science, animal and food.

Course Modules

Modules include: Assessment of nutritional status; nutritional epidemiology and public health 1 and 2 (public health route); sports and exercise nutrition (sport nutrition route); obesity and weight management; scientific frameworks for research. Optional modules include: Nutrition politics and policy; exercise and health; advanced nutrition research techniques. Research project (15,000'20,000 words).

Course Additional Entry

A 2.2 Honours degree (or above) in nutrition or a related subject such as biochemistry; sports science or physiology (other related subjects considered, or equivalent overseas qualifications); applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6; or TOEFL 580; or CBT TOEFL 237, or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,965  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £885  Credit module. First year home fees