Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

From fuelling our growth to helping prevent disease, food  – and what we choose to eat – has a big impact on our lives.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is home to a vibrant research community and an innovative teaching and learning environment. Our programmes are ranked number one in the UK by both The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017.

Our Food, Nutrition and Dietetics courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study food, nutrition and dietetics at surrey?

My Surrey experience - Lisa Jamieson, MSc Nutritional Medicine

Lisa describes what it's like to be a student at Surrey and how studying for a Masters changed the direction of her career.

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My Surrey experience - Bethany Spicer, BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Food Science

"My time at university has really changed who I am as a person – I came to university quite nervous about what to expect. However over the past couple of years I feel I've grown in confidence and become much more independent. I'm also comfortable with my workload and I really enjoy new challenges."

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My Surrey experience - Suan Yean Ong, BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Food Science

"My Professional Training placement helped improve my confidence and communication skills."

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I’ve developed a huge range of skills while on placement. I’ve also gained a good understanding of the challenges of working within the food industry, and learnt about the vast array of opportunities there are out there for nutritionists.

Alice Goudie, BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Food Science

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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