Our course will instruct you in the principles of nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition and nutrition research skills.
The MSc is an intensive course which we have designed with the needs of graduates in biological sciences or medicine in mind.
The course is accredited by The Association for Nutrition, which means graduates may register as associate nutritionists on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, a body which aims to regulate the professional practice of nutrition.
King's College London is regulated by the Office for Students.
We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.
This course is primarily taught at the King’s College London Waterloo Campus. Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary.
We will give you approximately 250 hours of contact, typically through lectures, interactive seminars, and feedback on assignments from academics who are leaders in the field of nutrition.
We will expect you to undertake 1,000 hours of self-study along with 400 hours of project work.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.
Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include coursework and examinations. Coursework contributes approximately 60% and examinations approximately 40% to your final mark.
The study times and assessment methods detailed above are typical and are designed to provide you with a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.