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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

83%

Subjects
  • Nutrition
Student score
70% LOW
% employed or in further study
94% LOW
Average graduate salary
£21.5k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
BBC

Science.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

83%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Nutrition-related issues are reported almost daily in the media, and government initiatives stress the importance of improving diet and fitness levels among the UK population. This is creating a wealth of job opportunities for graduates who understand the science behind food. Studying Nutrition at Oxford Brookes give you access to some brilliant resources, offering great opportunities for work experience and involvement in research including: â?¢ Functional Food Centre, which researches the role of food in preventing chronic diseases â?¢ Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Unit (CLEAR) â?¢ Human Performance Unit â?¢ Excellent local hospitals

Modules

Year 1: Energy and nutrients; nutrition; human physiology; cell biochemistry; cell biology. Year 2: Community nutrition; food policy; nutrition and food product development. Final year: Research project on a suitable topic.

Oxford Brookes University

Undergraduate Centre

Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK's leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, as well as strong links with business and industry. Away from your studies, Oxford Brookes Students' Union has an agreement with the people behind O2 Academy venues to provide exclusive student entertainment in Oxford.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
27%
73%

Year 1

25%
75%

Year 2

17%
83%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
24%
76%

Year 1

26%
74%

Year 2

19%
81%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 73%
Student score 70% LOW
Able to access IT resources

77%

Staff made the subject interesting

77%

Library resources are satisfactory

82%

Feedback on work has been helpful

59%

Feedback on work has been prompt

59%

Staff are good at explaining things

91%

Received sufficient advice and support

77%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
20% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
83% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
21% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
318 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
78% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 94% LOW
Average graduate salary £21.5k MED
Graduates who are therapy professionals

9%

Graduates who are health professionals

6%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

6%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is the subject you need to study if you want to become a dietitian – an important job in the country’s healthcare sector, and the single most common job for nutrition graduates. The population is becoming more aware of how important a good diet can be for wellbeing, and many people have special dietary needs, from individuals with food allergies to others with serious illnesses who need carefully-planned diets. So that's where graduates in nutrition come in – and we're likely to need more in the future.
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