BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise Sciences will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for promoting the health of the general public, clients with risk factors or patients who already suffer from a disease. This is a truly multi-disciplinary course, with each of the areas taught by specialists in that field, producing graduates with in-depth knowledge in all facets of the subject.
Sedentary lifestyles and poor nutrition can cause diseases that place an enormous burden on the individual and the whole society. To deal with these problems, there is growing emphasis placed on the fitness and preventative medicine sectors. Therefore, our graduates, who are specifically trained in methods to prevent and treat disease with exercise and nutritional intervention programmes, are becoming more popular in these sectors.
With an increasing importance placed on the preventative medicine sectors, graduates of this course are highly sought after as they are trained in methods to prevent and reduce disease through exercise and nutritional intervention programmes.
You'll have the opportunity to work with professional sports clubs and athletes. You'll also have the opportunity to undertake work experience or research opportunities abroad via student exchange programmes. We have links with universities in the United States, Canada and Spain, offering the opportunity for students to live and study Year 2 abroad.
Year 1: Principles of Physiology and Scientific Enquiry, Principles of Biology and Nutrition, Planning and Instructing Exercise for Health and Fitness, Health and the Social Sciences
Year 2: Principles of Physiology and Scientific Enquiry, Principles of Biology and Nutrition, Planning and Instructing Exercise for Health and Fitness, Health and the Social Sciences
Nutrition Strand - Food Processing and Preservation
Health and Fitness Strand - Advanced Principles of Exercise and Training
Year 3: Research OR Consultancy Project, Nutrition and Health, Nutrition Strand, Nutritional Biochemistry. 2 options from: Food Borne Disease, Food Allergies and Intolerances, Public Health: Delivery and Action, Psychology of Diet and Exercise, Professional Work Experience
Health and Fitness Strand - Exercise Referral
2 options from: Training Prescription for the Elite Athlete, Public Health: Delivery and Action, Psychology of Diet and Exercise, Professional Work Experience
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