Sheffield Hallam University: Nutrition with Public Health Management

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


- Gain in-depth knowledge and detailed understanding of the principles and practice of human nutrition.

- Develop an appropriate level of competence in public health management including financial, organisational and applied management relevant to employment in the nutrition and the public health sector.

- Enhance your ability to critically analyse current and developing theory.

Nutritionists within the public health sector play an important role in promoting good health and preventing diet-related disease in the population. This course equips recent graduates and health professionals with the knowledge and skills to specialise in public health nutrition.

This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

**How you learn**

Develop and advance personal, professional and transferable skills that will equip you for a career in the rapidly evolving nutrition and public health environment and provide a foundation for employability and continuing professional development.

**You learn through**

- lectures

- tutorials

- seminars

- laboratory classes

- counselling simulations

- workshops

**Applied learning
Work placements**

You complete the work related learning module to reflect on personal and professional development and produce an Action Plan. You're required to identify areas for personal development in your action plans and identify objectives and activities to undertake.

Typical activities include work shadowing/volunteering, attending nutrition and food-related conferences, events and workshops and undertaking online courses. You also produce a reflective portfolio where you map your developmental activities to the core competencies for nutritonists outlined by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

**Networking opportunities**

We encourage you to attend conferences, external workshops and other sector related events.


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