Human nutrition

Gain a scientific understanding of nutrition and its relationship to health with our human nutrition degrees. These courses offer the skills you need to improve people’s health and welfare.

Nutrition: the power to prevent disease

Are you interested in courses that combine food and science? Join our human nutritionist Jake for a fast-track introduction to this expanding area of science.

Our courses

Our degree in human nutrition is accredited by the UK Association for Nutrition. You will study a variety of areas, including physiology, metabolism and microbiology. We also offer an extended degree with lower entry requirements, which has a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Is there a bright future in science for women?

Dr Nazanin Zand, Associate Professor in Food Science and Nutrition, explains why more women and girls should consider a future career in science.

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

Research and scholarly activities inform our learning and teaching and complement the enterprise activities that we provide.

Free public lectures in science and engineering

Our GREat Talks series in science and engineering is delivered by top academics discussing their research.

Join us as a research student

Graduates from our undergraduate science courses can move on to our MRes degree. Normally, you will need a 2.1 or First. If you have a suitable research proposal in a science discipline, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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