Nutrition BSc Honours
Institution Code H36
Course Code HHNUT
About the course
- The BSc(Hons) Nutrition degree is a new course developed alongside the curriculum guidance for accredited nutrition programmes from the Nutrition Society and the Association for Nutrition.
- Opportunities to study a wide range of nutrition related topics such as public health, food service, sports nutrition, contemporary nutrition topics
- Focus on developing skills for employment supported by work based modules
- Ideal for those who are interested in a nutritionist career in food manufacturing and retail industries, public health units and the food and leisure industry
- 260 UCAS points from three A2s studied at one sitting, including Chemistry at Grade C (80 points) and Biology at Grade C (80 points) plus 100 points from other AS and/or A2 subjects excluding General Studies.
- In addition, a minimum of five GCSEs taken at one sitting including English, mathematics and science (chemistry or dual award science) at Grade C or above.
Science Foundation / Extended Degree - A minimum of: A pass of 60% in all individual subjects and a pass of 65% in Biology and a pass of 65% in Chemistry
Access to Science Diploma - A pass of 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 of which 15 credits at level 3 should include Chemistry at distinction level and 15 credits at level 3 should include Biology at distinction level. The remaining 15 credits at level 3 must be a minimum of a merit. 15 further credits should be gained at a minimum of level 2.
BTEC National Diploma - DDM profile in Science, Health Studies, or Sports and Exercise Science. Students will also typically need to have an additional A level in Chemistry at a grade C.
BTEC National Awards & National Certificate Will be considered if offered with 2 A-levels, Biology and Chemistry. Typically offers will be 300 points with a minimum of 100 points in Biology and 100 points in Chemistry
Irish Higher Leaving Certificate-300 points from 5 subjects at higher level including B2 grades in Chemistry and B2 in Biology
International Baccalaureate -27 points including Chemistry and Biology at higher level grade 5.
Relevant Science undergraduate / post graduate degrees -Should be in a related subject area i.e. Science, Health or Sports Science. Typically minimum of 2.2 level of achievement.
Apolyterion -17/20 with no lower than 17/20 for any core subjects including Biology and Chemistry.
We are pleased to accept all qualifications included in the UCAS tariff points system (e.g. International Baccalaureate, key skills). More information about our entry requirements.
English language requirements
All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered
- GCSE English language grade A-C
- IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)
Other English language tests are accepted. Please contact the International Office for details.
- Full-time 3 years
This is a new course which has been developed alongside the curriculum guidance for accredited nutrition programmes from the Nutrition Society and the Association for Nutrition. Voluntary accreditation will be applied for from the Association for Nutrition.
On graduation you may apply for voluntary registration as a nutritionist from the Association for Nutrition. Please note that this course does not enable graduates to register with the Health Care Professions Council or to work as a dietitian.