• Nutrition and Health

Why study at Roehampton

  • Accredited by the Association for Nutrition, so once graduate you can become a registered Associate Nutritionist
  • Provides a firm foundation in biochemistry, physiology and psychology, necessary for nutrition professionals
  • Taught by highly experienced and published researchers - all experts in their field
  • We are ranked as the best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

On graduation you can become a Registered Associate Nutritionist.

Be part of this rewarding course to learn about how good nutrition enhances wellbeing and can help manage or prevent disease.

Through scientific principles, this popular course analyses the connection between food and health, and how this can be applied to individuals, the public and special groups such as athletes and older adults.

You will gain the skills to tackle topical issues and understand the effects of nutrition on health – an area of increasing public and clinical interest.

More details

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This course is accredited
by the Association for Nutrition.

This course has been fully accredited by the Association for Nutrition and on graduation you can become a Registered Associate Nutritionist. 

Year-by-year summary

First year

The first year introduces you to the principles of human nutrition, vitamins and minerals, physiology and metabolism as well as aspects of psychology that can influence food intakes.

Second year

The second year includes a focus on research methods that prepares you for a research project on a subject of your choice in the third year. You also embark on specialised studies of particular aspects of nutrition such as food safety and dietary assessment. Barriers to healthy eating are examined to identify strategies that could improve the diet and health of the nation.

Third year

In your final year, you'll conduct your own research project in nutrition under the guidance of one of our expert tutors. You can advance your specialist knowledge and add to your understanding of aspects of health and disease that are influenced by diet.


On campus

This course uses a modern, well-equipped food laboratory with tasting booths and specialist laboratories for physiology, microbiology and computing.

The University's Sport Roehampton Performance Centre is the best laboratory of its type in London and includes a climatic chamber and automated motion-capture systems. It is accredited by the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Off campus

Roehampton is a short travelling distance from the many world-class facilities in London, including: libraries, hospitals, and venues for international nutrition conferences and exhibitions.

What our students say

Simrit Ryatt - Nutrition and Health

"There's a great range of modules offered which makes the course really diverse and interesting."

Simrit Ryatt
Nutrition and Health

Example modules

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Public Health and Health Promotion

Career options

You can work in health policy and health promotion, or become a public health nutritionist. Some graduates choose to work in the food and beverage industry in areas such as product development and food safety. Graduates also work in various roles within the NHS, and some choose to do research or further study at postgraduate level.

UCAS code





Single honours

Entry tariff

280 points

Specific entry requirements »

General entry requirements »


Life Sciences »


3 years (full-time), 5–7 years (part-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2016; UK/EU) »

£12,500 (2016; International) »

Cash scholarships and bursaries available »

Programme outline

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Further information

Contact our Recruitment team
undergraduate@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3232

Tuesday campus tours

1st, 8th or 15th December

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