Human Nutrition and Metabolism
To provide training in human nutrition for graduates in biological sciences which will equip them for future careers in academic institutions, hospitals, industry or national and international agencies. The MSc course was established in 1986 in collaboration with the Rowett Research Institute, the largest Nutrition Institute in Europe. The programme is unique in its emphasis on research training which applies basic biological and molecular sciences to human nutrition. The main focus of the course is on the relationship between diet, health and disease, and the nutritional mechanisms involved in disease development and disease prevention.