Department of Nutritional Sciences

The research mission of this department is to understand human metabolic demands for nutrients and to optimise their provision as safe and appropriate food.

About us

The Department of Nutritional Sciences  boasts two highly recognised programmes in the UK and was ranked number 2 in the UK for Food Science and top 10 in the UK for Sport and Exercise Science in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. In the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 our BSc Nutrition course achieved 100 per cent for overall satisfaction.

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Our research exploring the links between food, nutrition and health has been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. 


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Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017