Learn how to create nutritional plans for a variety of individuals and how the science of nutrition can benefit the community.
About the Nutritional Health Undergraduate course
Our course will develop your knowledge of nutrition, public health and social care. It provides an opportunity to enhance your personal and professional development in relation to your role and work. You will explore how nutritional interventions can enhance clinical outcomes so you can continue to effectively contribute to the health of society.
Throughout your learning we will involve your current responsibilities and the issues faced on a day-to-day basis. Our course strengthens your interpersonal skills, which are required for effective communication with a variety of diverse individuals and groups.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.
IELTS:IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature ApplicantsOur University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
MODULES & LEARNING
- Delivering Patient Client Centred Care
- Nutrition Skills
- Nutrition to Enhance Clinical Outcome
You will have the opportunity to participate in the design, implementation and presentation of nutritional service evaluation in your specific area, allowing you to enhance your contribution to the delivery of high quality patient/client care.
You may choose to study part-time for one year to gain a Certificate in Nutritional Health, or decide to study for two years and receive a Certificate HE in Nutritional Health.
June Copeman June CopemanPrincipal Lecturer
You will extend your knowledge and understanding of nutrition and gain experience of the wider context of working as a support worker, considering nutritional outcomes and the delivery of patient/client centred care through appropriate pathways.June Copeman is Professional Lead for Nutrition and Dietetics, within the School of Clinical & Applied Sciences and a member of the School Leadership Team.
See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
Health and social care staff within Yorkshire and Humber whose organisations provide NHS commissioned services may be eligible for Yorkshire and Humberside LETB funding. NHS funded places are limited and you may need to seek an alternative funding source. To apply for NHS funding use the statement of support form which can be found using this link.
Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.
An amazing place to spend your days
It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.
Our Campus Tours take place on Wednesday afternoons at 13:00* throughout the academic year.
Online Open Days
Join us at our Online Open Days on the first Wednesday of the month.
To order a copy of the latest Undergraduate prospectus, please register your details.
Leeds is brimming with cultural interest, a vibrant and varied nightlife and some of the best shopping in the north of England.
Leeds lies at the heart of the UK with excellent transport links to most major cities. It was also voted best UK University Destination and is home to 200,000 students.
Experience accommodation with a difference. We are proud to offer some of the best university accommodation in the UK.