The world of nutrition is an exciting, thriving place to work. When you undertake a degree with us, there will be numerous opportunities to find a satisfying career.
Career destinations for nutritionists
Food retail chains and food manufacturers employ nutritionists to provide nutritional information and help develop products and menus with nutritional benefits.
Nutritionists can also work in health promotion through government organisations or for organisations whose aim is to assist people suffering from a specific illness.
You may want to work in a more clinical setting, as a nutritionist for instance, where you can - under supervision - improve the diets of individuals or groups or continue your training to become a Dietitian.
BSc Nutrition with Food Consumer Science
Excellent career prospects
Overall, 100% of Food and Nutritional Sciences graduates are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation. (Based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2023, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21 includes first degree Food and Nutritional Sciences responders).
Our programmes in nutrition, and nutrition and food science are accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). The AfN only recognises university courses that deliver evidence-based nutrition education to a professional level.
Graduates from AfN-accredited programmes are eligible to apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists at Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) status.
Our courses are also accredited against the Institute for Food Science and Technology’s QAA Benchmark Statement for Typical Subject-Specific Knowledge and Understanding in Food Science and Technology.
Enhance your employability and build your network by applying for work placements during your degree. Opportunities include year-long and summer placements.
Study in a world-class institution on a course accredited by both the IFST and AfN and gain real-world experience with a placement.