Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nutrition Science

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by University of Roehampton


Course introduction

Introduction


This programme aims to:

  • Provide a broad-based and contemporary education in nutrition and health that will encourage students to inquire, analyse and have a critical evidence-based approach to the study of nutrition
  • Develop the confidence, knowledge, skills and competencies appropriate to graduates in nutrition
  • Provide a sound foundation in a scientific discipline as a basis for further study, research, professional employment and accreditation registration



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Year 1
Principles of Human Nutrition 
Professional and Academic Practice for Nutritionists 
Psychology and Sociology for Nutrition 
Introduction to Human Disease 
Chemistry of Life
Biometrics: Physiology, Statistics and Maths 
 
Year 2
Public Health and Health Promotion 
Food Science 
Nutrition of Population Groups 
Biosciences Research Methods 
Physiology and Metabolism 
Sport and Exercise Nutrition 
 
Year 3
Dissertation
Clinical Nutrition 
Advances in Nutrition and Health 
Human Epidemiology and Pathophysiology 
Psychological Disorders and Health 



Entry Requirements


Local and International Application
Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 17 and above, and meet at least ONE of the following requirements:
For Year 1 (Level-4) Entry
International Foundation Diploma in Biomedical Sciences awarded by MDIS
OR
At least 2 GCE A level subjects / BTEC (or equivalent qualification) in science stream subjects or Home Economics (e.g. Food Nutrition & Health)
OR
Science related diplomas from local polytechnics (GPA 2.0 to 2.49)
OR
Other PEI's foundation qualifications related to science with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

For Year 3 (Level-6) Entry
Relevant polytechnic diploma in Nutrition and Health or related subjects (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level-4 / Year-1 AND Level 5 /Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education
OR
Relevant PEI qualification in Nutrition and Health or related subjects (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level-4 / Year-1 AND Level- 5 / Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education
OR
Higher National Diploma with an overall Merit (60%) or above in Nutrition subjects
OR
Mature candidate of 30 years and above with 8 years of relevant work experience

English Language Requirements
The applicant is required to achieve one of the following:
IELTS 6.0 (with no elements lower than 5.5)
OR
C6 in English at GCE “O” Level
OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) (with no elements lower than 5.5)
OR
Pass in MDIS English Placement Test (with no elements lower than 5.5)
OR
University approved equivalent"
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-Time
Year 1 entry: 36 months
Year 3 entry: 9 months

Part-Time
Year 3 entry: 12 months



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

Full-time
 Duration & Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Entry at Year 1 (36 months)  S$38,520.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Entry at Year 3 (9 months)  S$14,445.00
 
Part-time
 Duration & Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Entry at Year 3 (12 months)  S$14,445.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
Application fees: S$160.50

Fees & Structure (International)
Full-time
 Duration & Structure Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Entry at Year 1 (36 Months)  S$41,730.00  S$2,600.00 - S$4,200.00
 Entry at Year 3 (9 Months)  S$14,980.00
Application fees: S$481.50


Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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