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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 15.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 1월 2016

    Description

    This Joint Honours in Science degree gives you the opportunity to combine your dual interests in nutrition and psychology.

    You gain a thorough insight into both topics and an optional work placement contributes to your professional development.

    In nutrition, you study a range of topics relating to human nutrition and health, such as:

    • nutrition and food science
    • biochemistry for biologists
    • communicating about food and nutrition

    In psychology you will explore why humans and animals think and behave as they do, with topics including:

    • cognitive psychology
    • abnormal psychiatry
    • eating disorders

    Quality and ranking

    Newcastle is ranked in the top 4 UK universities for food science in The Complete University Guide 2014.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 15490 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • ACE1013 Introduction to Genetics
    • ACE1018 Introduction to Nutrition and Food Science
    • ACE1050 Developing Skills to Make Sense of Global Challenges - Sustainable Development
    • BIO1019 Introductory Biochemistry for Biologists
    • MAS1401 Statistical Methods
    • PSY1002 Developmental and Social Psychology
    • PSY1004 Cognitive Psychology
    • PSY1005 Sensation and Perception
    • PSY1006 Instinct, Learning and Motivation
    • PSY1008 Personality and Abnormal Psychology

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • ACE2037 Experimental Human Nutrition
    • ACE2038 Nutrition in the Lifecycle
    • ACE2048 Communicating about Food and Nutrition
    • ACE2058 Research Methods for Food and Human Nutrition
    • ACE2059 Nutrition and Metabolism
    • PSY2001 Developmental Psychology
    • PSY2003 Social Psychology
    • PSY2004 Individual Differences
    • PSY2007 Biological Psychology: Sex, Drugs, Rhythms and Blues
    • PSY2014 Cognitive Neuroscience
    • PSY2016 Abnormal Psychology and Psychiatry

    Work placement (optional)

    You may choose to spend a year between Stages 2 and 3 on an approved work placement in the UK or abroad. During this year, you will complete a report about the work undertaken during your placement. If you do, you will take the following compulsory module:

    • ICM0047 Intercalating Module for BC48

    Stage 3

    Compulsory modules

    • ACE3051 Human Nutrition and Health
    • ACE3084 Advanced Nutrient Metabolism and Requirements

    Optional modules

    You take 90 credits from the following list:

    • ACE2053 Developing Graduate Skills for Professional Practice
    • ACE3053 Nutrition and Disease
    • ACE3054 Plants as Foods
    • ACE3062 Sports and Exercise Nutrition
    • ACE3901 Joint Honours Project
    • PSY3009 Cooperation
    • PSY3013 Eating Disorders: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment
    • PSY3020 Face Perception
    • PSY3025 Forensic Psychology
    • PSY3027 Disorders of Development: A Psychological Perspective

    Please note: This degree is not currently accredited by the Association for Nutrition or the British Psychological Society


    program_requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

    Requirements

    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels

    AAB including at least one subject with a substantial science or mathematics component from Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics or Economics. Home Economics/Food Technology will be considered instead of Biology if accompanied by Chemistry at AS Level. General Studies not accepted. GCSE Mathematics plus a science (both at a minimum grade B) are required.

    - Scottish Qualifications

    AAAAB at Higher Grade including two science subjects. Advanced Higher Biology and/or another science subject normally required. Mathematics required at grade 2 Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade.

    - International Baccalaureate

    35 points normally including Biology and two other subjects at Higher Level Grade 6 or above. Chemistry preferred at Higher Level but not essential. Mathematics or Mathematical Studies and Chemistry required at Standard Level grade 6 or above if not offered at Higher Level.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1B1B at Higher Level, normally including Biology, Mathematics and another science subject.

    - Access Qualifications

    At least 45 level 3 credits at Distinction. A unit in Biological Sciences is essential and units in Chemistry, Mathematics or Quantitative Methods are desirable.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants considered on an individual basis. Entry at Stage 2 may be possible, subject to prerequisites.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    A science-related subject with substantial biology and mathematics units at overall DDD.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3,D3,M2 in Principal Subjects including at least one with a substantial science or mathematics component from Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Economics. GCSE Mathematics plus a science (both at a minimum grade B) are required.

    - PARTNERS - A Levels

    BBB including at least one subject with a substantial science or mathematics component from Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics or Economics. Home Economics/Food Technology will be considered instead of Biology if accompanied by Chemistry at AS Level. General Studies not accepted. GCSE Mathematics plus a science (both at a minimum grade B) are required.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle Universitys supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    - PARTNERS - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    A science-related subject at overall MMM grade, to include biological and chemical science as essential units at Merit grade.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle Universitys supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

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