Nutrition and Health

Courses

Students stand at laboratory benches, working individually, pipetting solutions into a variety of glassware.Our taught Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition enables you to develop the competencies required to register as an associate nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition.

The programme is ideal if you have a degree in nutrition or a related subject such as biology, food science, health and social care, or sports science. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the application of nutrition to the prevention and management of dietary related diseases, as well as exploring the relationship between nutrition and psychological models of behaviour.

A global perspective on nutrition is adopted to equip you with an advanced understanding of the societal factors that may influence food choice.

Courses

Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Public Health Nutrition MSc Apply Direct

Facilities

A student stirs a saucepan on a hob while using kitchen facilities. Another student chops carrots further down the same workbench.A professional food science laboratory and kitchen space enables Nutrition students to undertake a variety of practical work with foods in a purpose-built environment.

This dedicated space and the University’s modern Biosciences laboratories are used to test how certain foods are manufactured and produced, investigate the physical properties of food, and conduct sensory evaluations. You will also have opportunities to participate in enterprise initiatives and research activity using the Nutrition facilities.

Learning resources for Nutrition students include sphygmomanometers (for measuring resting blood pressure to indicate cardio vascular risk), bariatric and geriatric suits to experience physical and mobility restrictions, wrist-based global positioning systems (garmin devices) that measure exercise duration, energy expenditure and heart rate, and actigraphs which estimate exercise intensity and track sleep quality and duration.

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Open Days and Virtual Events

A prospective student and her parents tour the campus during an open day, seen here walking across a bridge by the lake on the western side of campus.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including nutrition and health, through a series of online activities.

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Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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