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DN262
Human Nutrition

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This course studies the affects of food on the health of the human body. It covers many aspects of nutritiional sciences, from biochemistry to molecular and public health nutrition. 

During the course students will study the core sciences along with modules on nutrition and food regulation. Course work will involve lectures, tutorials and lab work and a 10 month work placement in third year. 

The Human Nutrition programme is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

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DN262 - Human Nutrition
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A ten month work placement (PWE) in third year gives students genuine hands-on experience. This placement may be completed either at home or abroad.

Course content together with the experience gained from placement, leads to excellent employment opportunities in the food industry, nutrition research or health promotion. This course will aid you in continuing to train as a public health nutritionist, through further study or applied practice.



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