Human Nutrition with Foundation

Course Introduction

If you do not meet the entry requirements for the BSc courses in Nutrition, the Foundation Year of this course is a well-established route of access into higher education, and is recognised by local education authorities as qualifying for a mandatory grant where available. In the Human Nutrition BSc course you will go on to examine how nutrients and eating patterns impact on health and wellbeing, and the role of diet in both health and disease.

Course Modules

Foundation year modules include biosciences in action, chemistry for life sciences, introduction to physiology and anatomy, maths and physics for life sciences; processes in biology, and study skills for life sciences. First-year subjects cover cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, the principles of nutrition, the history, philosophy and practice of science, and exercise, nutrition and health. In Year 2 you study five core subjects – research methods, research techniques in nutrition and exercise, applied nutrition, diet, and health and exercise practices – and either metabolic biochemistry, or (for the exercise science pathway) physiology of sport and exercise. Final year modules include the research project and applied and clinical nutrition. Human nutrition students will also study public health nutrition and global challenges in food and health, with options in sport and exercise psychology, nutrition and performance, applied medical sciences and work experience; exercise science

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £14,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 -- 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component