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Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBB A Level BB Associate student places You can study this course as an associate student completing your first year at West Lothian College. For more information and entry requirements, see page 32. Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 Other You may be requested to be immunised against Hepatitis B International Baccalaureate 26 points Other information International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects Chem or Biol and preferably one other science (may include Maths or Home Economics) at Higher/A Level or equivalent AND Chem, Biol Maths and Eng at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications in biology and chemistry and/or experience. Direct Entry Year Two • HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit Year Three • HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units COURSE QUALITY SATISFACTION 100% For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY UCAS code B403 Duration 3/4 years full-time Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/ accreditation Graduates will be eligible to become registered on the Voluntary Register of Nutritionists with the Association for Nutrition (AfN). Careers You can enter a variety of scientific and health-related careers in the public and private sectors, such as: public health nutrition; health promotion; health media; food industry; fitness and leisure industries; research; government advisory posts; pharmaceutical industries; and product development. Graduates may also choose to study for a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD). Start date September 2019 Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities In Years Two or Three, you have the opportunity to study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 18-19 for more information. Placements There are no formal placements, but a limited number of volunteering opportunities allow you to gain further experience and develop skills in particular areas of practice. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. 53 Why QMU? The course is taught by experienced registered nutritionists who are research active. Their highly dynamic research informs the teaching programme, keeping up to date with current thinking in the field of nutrition. Significant elements of Years One and Two are shared with our Applied Pharmacology, Human Biology, and Nutrition and Food Science courses, meaning you can change course any time up to the end of Year Two.