Undergraduate BSc (Hons)


Apply the science of food to promote good health and understand the social influences that affect diets and nutrition.


Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

Nutrition plays a key part in the promotion of good health and the primary prevention of diet-related illness in communities and populations.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Become a critically reflective practitioner and gain practical experience in our health science and catering laboratories
  • Gain an understanding of the relationship between food, nutrition and health
  • Manage, analyse, interpret and communicate information and statistics about nutrition related health and disease states
  • Undertake work-based placements to apply your expertise and refine your practical skills
  • Have the option of undertaking a sandwich placement in year three

Careers in nutrition are developing and expanding, and through work placements you’ll experience the wide variety of roles available. 

You’ll undertake an extended placement in an area such as the food industry, for producers of specialist nutrition products, health promotion or research. 

You’ll also develop group skills by delivering your own nutrition awareness event. Throughout the course, you’ll learn skills which are appealing and desirable to employers.

Why study nutrition at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited by the Association for Nutrition - an independent regulator for Registered Nutritionists
  2. Fantastic placement opportunities - available across the region so you'll be able to build your CV
  3. Access to specialist facilities - including our food inspection and nutrition labs where you'll enhance your practical research skills
  4. Support real-life community projects - based in and around Leeds, where you'll put your learning into practice

BSc (Hons) Nutrition Student Beth talks about her experiences studying at Leeds Beckett University.

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