Nutrition (with Foundation Year option) BSc (Hons)

Why study BSc (Hons) Nutrition at BU?

  • This course received 100% overall satisfaction rating from our final year students in the latest National Student Survey (NSS)
  • Choose to undertake a 30-week placement anywhere in the world, to give you invaluable opportunities to gain industry experience and build a professional network 
  • Our established networks with industry over the years provides great placement opportunities
  • On this course you’ll gain practical skills and knowledge in food processing, product development, food safety and microbiology
  • Our specialist nutrition labs, which are home to state-of-the-art equipment, support practical teaching in nutrition, human physiology and food safety 
  • The nutrition teaching team include award-winning staff who are involved in leading research contributing to societal change today. 

Foundation Year: We have a Foundation Year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills needed to prepare you for the Nutrition degree, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. The Foundation Year is based at our Talbot campus. After successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress to the full degree and begin your Nutrition study. 

Course accreditation  

The course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition, so you will be eligible to register as a Registered Associate Nutritionist when you graduate. 

All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
B400 / B401 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points from 2 A-levels or equivalent, including 32 points in a required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in a required subject.

Required subjects for September 2021 and September 2022: Applied Human Biology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Food Technology, Health & Social Care, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Sport, Sport and Exercise Science, other science-related subject.

Excluded subjects: General Studies (unless accompanied by 2 A Levels or equivalent in appropriate subjects)

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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