Human Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Human Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons)

Nutritional science deals with the effect of the food we consume on our bodies, while dietetics applies the science of nutrition to the prevention and treatment of disease and the promotion of health.Dietitians assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition problems at an individual and wider public health level. They use up-to-date public health and scientific research on food, society, health and disease, which they translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices.

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Course Information

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4 Years

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Main Site

Course Address
Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff


including two sciences at HL 4

Scottish Higher


to include 2 sciences from Chemistry Biology or Human Biology, Food Technology, Maths, Physics or Application of Maths

Access to HE Diploma

102 UCAS tariff points from science based Access courses. Access to HE Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics with the Academy Online

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in Applied Science

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


to include 2 sciences from Chemistry, Biology, Maths, Physics

Scottish HNC

HNC in Applied Science, Biomedical Science or Biological Science with graded unit B

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)


Accepted as equivalent to one Higher at grade B as part of the overall grade profile of Highers required for entry. Any essential subjects at Higher should still be achieved in addition to the Foundation Apprenticeship.

A level


including two sciences

T Level


Health and Science: Science

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £15,200

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