Nutrition Courses

Nutrition Courses

From this webpage you can access information relating to nutrition courses.
The Nutrition Society
The Nutrition Society have produced a list of accredited graduate and postgraduate nutrition courses, as well as information on postgraduate courses, distance learning and short courses.

Below is a list of nutrition courses which may be of interest. Please note this list is not exhaustive: 

Post Graduate Courses
University of Wales, Bangor
MSc Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate Public Health/Health Promotion
This course offers a public health Nutrition module.
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Diploma in Dietetics
The programme is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in dietetics; it is approved by the Health Professions Council.
MSc Advanced Dietetic Practice

Students must be registered as a Dietitian with the Health Professions Council and must have completed two years full-time equivalent practice as a Dietitian prior to registration for the MSc.
University of Chester
MSc Postgraduate Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics
This is a professional two-year degree programme which provides you with an award in Nutrition and Dietetics together with eligibility for registration as a dietitian with the Health Professions Council (UK).
MSc Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate Public Health Nutrition
Public health nutrition is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the medium of nutrition. The programme considers how nutritional knowledge can be used to plan, implement and evaluate initiatives with different groups in the community and to develop policy at local, national and international levels.
Undergraduate Courses
University Trinity Saint David
BScHealth Nutrition and Lifestyle
The importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the individual’s well-being is examined in this degree programme including how exercise and diet affect the body and impact on the individual’s health, as well as what social and psychological factors encourage or constrain health-related behaviour.
Cardiff Metropolitan University
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics
The programme is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in dietetics; the course contains two major elements which are the academic component based at UWIC and clinical training, which occurs in three separate places within the course.
Public Health Nutrition BSc (Hons)

The course provides the appropriate background for this wide ranging professional qualification.

University of Chester
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition
The course builds a mix of biological, social and nutrition-based knowledge and skills, designed to stimulate the student in the context of food and culture, diet and nutrition.
University of Glamorgan
BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Physical Activity and Community Health
Nutrition, food science and community health underpin this course, which is delivered utilising theory and practice.
Short and Community Courses
Aberystwyth University
Certificate in Food and Nutrition
The Food and Nutrition Certificate is suitable for anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge about food and nutrition and the links between health and diet. This Certificate is aimed at anyone working in the food or catering industry or working in hospitals, homes, schools, canteens and food shops.
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Level 2 Award in Healthier Food and Special Diets
The course aims to provide catering staff with information and advice on how to prepare nutritious food, develop healthy recipes and to respond to customer concerns and questions.

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)

Online entry level training course in healthy eating and nutrition. The course provides an introduction to the area of healthy eating and different aspects of nutrition through six online training modules. It is aimed at health workers, pre-school workers, caterers and trainers, as well as all those involved in food or interested in the topic. Upon completion of online assessment, participants receive a certificate of completion.