Planit


Food, Nutrition and Human Health

Robert Gordon University

Content

Year 1:
Food Analysis; Biomolecular Science; Applied Microbiology; Biology for Life Sciences; Chemistry for
Life Sciences; Food, Energy and Nutrient; International Nutrition and Culture.

Year 2:
Metabolism; Food Product Development; Nutrition Through the Life Span; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Assessment of Nutritional Status; Food Science and Management Systems.

Year 3:
Diet and Disease; Sports Nutrition; Public Health Nutrition; Introduction to Research; Professional Skills for Nutritionists; Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Nutrigenetics and Molecular Nutrition; Plant Foods, Phytochemicals and Health.

Year 4:
Nutrition Placement; Research Project; Gut Microbiome, Diet and Health; Systematic Literature
Review in Nutrition.

Placement
A 12 week, full-time placement in year 4 will give you the opportunity to use your skills and gain confidence in the workplace. You may work alongside a Nutritionist in research, the food industry, in a public health or government agency. You may choose to undertake your work experience in the United Kingdom or abroad.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBCC (BCC or CCCC for widening access entry) including Biology or Chemistry and another science subject (may include Maths, Environmental Science or Health and Food Technology) plus English, Maths, Biology and Chemistry at National 5 at B (if not held at Higher).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B400

Course Length

4 years

Department

School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General