What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades BBC. - Two Science subjects from Maths, Chemistry, Physics & Biology
Any Science subject.
minimum of 5 in two higher level science subjects
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers58%
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.
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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As a Human Nutrition student at Westminster, you will benefit from some of the best teaching and facilities available. Our staff and courses are recognised for their excellence in teaching, and our recently refurbished, state-of-the-art biosciences laboratories include a suite of biochemical test facilities for nutritional analysis, whole body metabolism, and determination of body composition. A lively research culture is reflected in current studies into metabolic features underlying obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2, nutritional intervention in over- and under-nourished populations, chronic disease nutritional epidemiology, and exercise and nutritional interventions for metabolic health. In the recent Research Assessment Exercise, a proportion of the research outputs in all subject areas submitted across Life Sciences were judged to be at world-leading and internationally excellent levels.
Year 1: Introduction to nutrition; introduction to cell science; cell biology and metabolism biometrics; physiological systems; microbiology and immunology; laboratory skills and data handling; essential chemistry; plus a free module. Year 2: Research methods; cellular nutrition; food microbiology; nutrition and health promotion; human nutrition; physiological systems II; 1 option from: endocrine physiology; systems pharmacology; sports and exercise physiology; plus a free choice module. Year 3: Project A (double module); advanced nutrition I; advanced nutrition II; topics in human nutrition; 2 options from: sports nutrition and performance; nutrition and public health; pharmacology and toxicology; plus a free choice module.
The University of Westminster is in the heart of London, attracting more than 20,000 students from 150 nation. With the Students' Union based at three central London campuses and a media campus at Harrow, you'll never be short of activities in the big smoke. Did you know UWSU takes hundreds of students to Amsterdam and on a sports tour in Spain every year.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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?