Department of Nutritional Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

We offer 4 undergraduate degree programmes, BSc Hons Nutrition, BSc Hons Nutrition and Food Science, BSc Hons Nutrition/Dietetics and BSc Hons Sports and Exercise Science.

The Nutrition, Nutrition and Food Science and Sports and Exercise Science degrees include an optional placement year, the Nutrition/Dietetics programme includes a number of work based placements. All four programmes are taught by subject specialists.

We also offer an MSc in Nutritional Medicine and offer research degrees through the Graduate School.

In addition to teaching on these programmes most of the academic staff undertake research. The research mission of this department is to understand human metabolic demands for nutrients and to optimise their provision as safe and appropriate food.

For further information about our programmes, our people and our research please use the links on these pages 

Sections in the Department of Nutritional Sciences

  • Section of Molecular Nutrition & Micronutrients
  • Section of Metabolic Medicine & Macronutrients
  • Section of Public Health and Food Security
  • Section of Teaching Enhancement, Nutritional Sciences


Discovering Nutrition

Discovering Nutrition

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