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.

Applied Food Safety and Quality Management with Industrial Practice, MSc

Are you a professional working in food manufacturing? Gain a Master’s in Applied Food Safety & Quality Management at the University of Greenwich. Read more.

  • Mode: Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition

Applied Food Safety and Quality Management, PGDip/MSc

Are you a professional working in food manufacturing? Gain a Master’s in Applied Food Safety & Quality Management at the University of Greenwich. Read more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition

Food Innovation with Industrial Practice, MSc

Want to be involved in the launch of new ingredients and products? Interested in nutrition and healthy living? Join our MSc in Food Innovation. Learn more.

  • Mode: Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition; Science

Food Innovation, MSc

Want to be involved in the launch of new ingredients and products? Interested in nutrition and healthy living? Join our MSc in Food Innovation. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition; Science

Food Safety and Quality Management e-learning, PGCert/PGDip/MSc

If you’re a professional working in the food supply chain, this MSc Food Safety and Quality Management online learning course is perfect for you. Learn more.

  • Mode: Part time, Distance
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition

Human Nutrition & Health (Extended), BSc Hons

This human nutrition degree includes a foundation year. Explore how nutrition relates to health and disease for careers in a range of dietary-led careers.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition

Human Nutrition & Health, BSc Hons

Our human nutrition degree explores the links between food, health and disease for careers in healthcare, sports and nutrition. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Human nutrition; Science

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.

Contact

fes_research_office@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

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

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867