Study food science: dietetics and nutrition

Top 3 for food science

We're proud to rank 3rd in the country for food science subjects in the 2022 Complete University Guide
Our suite of programmes covers the skills needed for careers as nutritionists, dietitians, and specialists in food science. These roles play a vital part supporting the NHS and healthcare sector, fitness, sport and wellbeing services that help us to lead healthier lives.
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Health students may be eligible to receive an additional £5000 each year

The NHS Learning Support Fund provides additional funding for eligible healthcare students. It is supplementary financial support to the mainstream student loans system and is intended to support students whilst they train and gain professional registration. The training grant is for £5,000. Find out more about the bursary

Why study dietetics?

  • 8 Cutting-edge nutrition research
  • 8 Inter-professional learning throughout the programme
  • 8 Peer Assisted Learning (PALS) programme in place
  • 8 Practice placements in each year
  • 8 Innovative in-house nutrition clinics
  • 8 Health students to receive annual £5,000 payment
  • 8 Accredited by the British Dietetic Association
  • 8 Accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • 8 Integrated masters available

Why study nutrition?

  • 8 Study full-time or part-time
  • 8 Only programme of this type in the South West region
  • 8 Accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN)
  • 8 Graduates can register as a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr)
  • 8 Engage with local AfN registrants
  • 8 Scholarships available to international students
  • 8 Delivered by professional experts
  • 8 Designed for graduates with a non-nutrition background
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