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Denmark

Natural Sciences

Food Science

Bachelor Global Nutrition & Health

3.5 years

€0 pa

Programme profile


The programme consists of a basic year (two semesters) and two and a half years (five more semesters) of specialised studies in one of two fields:

Public Health Nutrition and Food Policy
The aim is for students to become qualified to independently handle health-promoting and disease preventive communicative, educational and management tasks in the development and implementation of nutrition and food policies in various sectors (e.g. schools, workplaces or institutions).

or

Lifestyle Coaching and Fitness Management
The aim is for students to become qualified to independently handle health-promoting, disease preventiveand motivational communicative, management and guidance tasks in relation to diet, physical activity and other health-related lifestyle factors.

VIAs teaching is based on practice and applied theory. Theory is approached through assignments, case histories and problem-based learning. Problem-based learning is an instructional method which allows students to work together in teams to answer a question or solve a real-world problem.

Programme content


Year 1: Nutrition & the Human Body; Nutrition & Lifestyle; Health Education & Communication; Research Methods & Epidemiology

Public Health Nutrition Specialisation
Year 2: Food Production and Safety; Food Policy & the Consumer; Intercultural Communication & Project Management; Elective; Work Placement 1
Year 3: Public Health & Environment; Public Health Nutrition; Health Promotion; Two Electives; Work Placement 2
Year 3.5 Thesis; Work Placement 3

Lifestyle Coaching Specialisation
Year 2: Coaching Methods; Lifestyle Change; Practical Physical Activity; Elective; Work Placement 1
Year 3: Obesity, Smoking & Alcohol; Obesity Management; The Impact of Stress; Two Electives; Work Placement 2
Year 3.5 Thesis; Work Placement 3

Progression


The university doesnt currently offer a related Masters programme, taught through English

Entry Requirements


General Certificate of Education (with examination in 8 subjects where at least 3 are A-levels, alternatively 2 A-levels + 2 AS-levels, 1 A-level + 4 AS-levels. Subjects to include Chemistry plus Maths or Biology OR relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5. Subjects to include Chemistry plus Maths or Biology OR relevant QQI LeveL 5

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Yes: Letter of Motivation

01 February

15 March