We are home to some of the world’s leading researchers in the field of nutrition which means our courses benefit from the expertise of the industry leaders. 

Nutrition graduates are increasingly recognised as a vital part of public and individual health, using their skills to help companies, people and communities make the right dietary choices. 

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Studying here has been life changing, not only has it given me the confidence and ability to change my career path but more importantly it has influenced and shaped the career path I would like to take in the future.
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Maria Graham
BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
United Kingdom

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Why study with us

  • Our Nutrition and Dietetics courses are 4th for learning opportunities in the UK in the National Student Survey (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide).

  • Our state-of-the-art laboratories house a wide variety of equipment including specialist nutrition and food chemistry equipment to aid teaching and research.

  • Our courses are accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

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What can I do with a nutrition degree?

Our courses draw upon a broad base of knowledge and skills across the scientific disciplines of nutrition, exercise and health within the University. Graduates go on to work with organisations such as local councils, the food industry, regional charities, professional sports clubs and the NHS.

Future careers for those studying nutrition:

  • Nutritionist
  • Animal nutritionist
  • Food technologist
  • Naturopath
  • Nutritional therapist
  • Community education officer
  • Health improvement practitioner
  • Medical sales representative
  • International aid/development worker

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Meet the team

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Dr Jan Soon-Sinclair
Senior Lecturer in Food Safety Management Systems
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Jan is currently the course leader for the fully online MSc Food Safety Management Systems programme and the lead instructor for seven postgraduate and undergraduate food safety and public health modules. Her research interest lies in food integrity, food control measures, allerg…

Dr Stephanie Dillon
Academic Team Leader in Sport, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Stephanie is the academic team leader for Sport, Nutrition and Clinical Sciences and Course Leader for Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. Stephanie is a Nutritional Biochemist with a PhD in Clinical Biochemistry with an interest in dietary micronutrients and antioxidants in health…