Health and nutrition

If you're interested in nutritional sciences and have a passion for improving human health through better nutrition and disease prevention, London Met has courses to set you up for a stimulating career in dietetics and human nutrition.

Our students have the benefit of working in practical laboratory sessions in our state-of-the-art, £30 million Science Centre, which features specialist nutrition, physiology and food technology labs.

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"The facilities were really excellent – there was everything there you needed to make the connection between lectures and practical work." 
Annina Whipp, Dietetics and Nutrition BSc (Hons) graduate and Band 5 dietitian with London North West Healthcare

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More about our health and nutrition courses

Health and nutrition are hot topics today, with so many people becoming more and more interested in improving their diet and making healthier food choices.

People are more aware of the importance of diet, lifestyle and physical activity in maintaining a healthy lifestyle in order to prevent illness and disease. By studying health and nutrition with us, you'll gain a thorough understanding of nutrition and its role within the promotion of health and prevention of disease. Our courses combine the study of a diverse range of areas including health, nutrition, psychology and sociology.

Our students benefit from access to our stunning, world-class £30 million Science Centre, which features a SuperLab with more than 280 workstations. The SuperLab is one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe, and offers exceptional teaching and research facilities, which allows our students a cutting-edge experience. It houses specialist laboratories, such as nutritional physiology and food technology labs.  

Industry and workplace links

We maintain strong relationships with industrial and workplace partner organisations as well as professional bodies and public service organisations that make the most of our location in London. Many of our courses are also endorsed and accredited by professional bodies. 

Many career paths to choose from

Our courses are accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and the British Dietetic Association, as well as the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST). Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Nestlé Health Science, the NHS, The Nutrition Society, the World Obesity Federation and in roles such as consultant nutritionists and food technologists. 

Our employability record

Employability is at the heart of our education ethos. Here at London Met we are immensely proud of our employability record. 97.73% of graduates from the School of Human Sciences were either in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016–17, released July 2018).

The London Met environment

Studying at London Met you’ll be supported throughout your entire time with us in a welcoming environment, renowned for its diverse community of staff and students. You will get to study in the heart of the capital in high-quality teaching spaces, with access to state-of-the art facilities.