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Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Nutrition
Student score
52% LOW
% employed or in further study
96% MED
Average graduate salary
£21.6k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Science preferred

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate

Science Higher Level Grade 5 Maths Standard Level Grade 4 English Standard Level Grade 4

UCAS tariff points

Science preferred

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


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


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: • Functional Food Centre, which researches the role of food in preventing chronic diseases • Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Unit (CLEAR) • Human Performance Unit • Excellent local hospitals


Year 1 covers core topics including energy and nutrients, nutrition, human physiology, cell biochemistry and human nutrition and metabolism. In Year 2 and your final year you study compulsory modules, including human nutrition and metabolism, food science, energy regulation and obesity, and clinical nutrition, and select from a range of optional modules. You will also carry out a project, providing opportunities to work with staff on current research developments.

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

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 46%
Student score 52% LOW
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



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
0% 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 96% MED
Average graduate salary £21.6k MED
Graduates who are caring personal services


Graduates who are customer service occupations


Graduates who are health associate professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is the subject you need to study if you want to become a dietician — an important job in the country’s healthcare sector, and the single most common job for nutrition graduates. We don’t have many graduates in nutrition every year and with the population becoming more aware of health and well-being and with many medical needs being addressed by the application of specific diets, this is likely to be an area of increasing demand in the future.
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