Nutrition (Human Nutrition)

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). This means you can apply to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) without further evidence of competence.

– Your learning will be supported by co-curricular activities, highly valued by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and by employers.

– This course received over 94 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2019).

**About this course**

This course is an ideal preparation for a career in public health nutrition and the food industry. You’ll have the opportunity to study abroad and gain a career head start through a year’s industrial placement.

This course examines food science, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. You’ll study contemporary topics in nutrition such as genetic modification, fortification and supplementation and nutraceuticals. You’ll also look at nutrition’s links to health and disease, in both developed and developing countries.

Through an independent project, you’ll be able to research a subject of interest (such as public health and clinical nutrition, food science and role of specific compounds in food).

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1 - The Biochemical Foundations of Life; Scientific and Laboratory Skills; Human Physiology; Food and Nutrition 1: An Introduction.

Year 2 - Proteins and Metabolism; Principles in Pharmacology with Research Methods; Food and Nutrition 2: Applied Nutrition; Infection and Immunity.

Year 3 - Food and Nutrition 3: Public Health Nutrition; Food and Nutrition 4: Contemporary Issues in Food and Nutrition; Nutrition Project Module; Clinical Chemistry and Haematology (Blood Sciences); Clinical Immunology and Medical Microbiology; Health and Exercise Physiology.

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees