BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science

CNELM & IINH – Partners in Pioneering Nutrition Education

At IINH we are always working to improve study progression opportunities for our graduates. We are delighted to announce that we now have a formal partnership with the prestigious Centre for Nutrition Education & Lifestyle Management (CNELM) in the UK. (

CNELM is a renowned Centre of Excellence in higher education, providing high quality and cutting-edge undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in nutritional science and personalised nutrition.

Courses offered by CNELM include:

  • BSc (Honours) in Nutritional Science
  • MSc in Personalised Nutrition
  • Postgraduate (PG) Diploma in Personalised Nutrition
  • Postgraduate (PG) Certificate in Personalised Nutrition

These programmes are validated by Middlesex University, and can be studied part-time or full-time.

Our graduates who progress to the online BSc or MSc programme at CNELM will continue to receive support from the IINH team until they have completed their course.

MSc in Personalised Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science

Food and health issues are now a central concern throughout the world. With the nutrition industry and related activities and interests expanding rapidly there has never been a better time to optimise career prospects with a bachelor’s degree qualification in cutting-edge nutritional science.

What is the BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science?

This innovative and practically oriented programme in Nutritional Science was launched by CNELM in 2009, with validation by the University of Middlesex. This is a distance learning programme delivered, with full content support, by CNELM.

All modules of the IINH NT programme have been mapped and credited towards this degree programme at CNELM. As a result, IINH graduates who opt for this learning path can graduate with a BSc (Hons) in Nutritional Science within 2 years full-time, or 3 years part-time. The resulting therapeutic programme uses a variety of safe, evidence-based approaches to support the person’s unique expression of health and vitality.

What is the value of this Nutritional Science degree qualification?

Graduates of this programme across the world are finding that it opens doors to a wide variety of career paths in nutrition, including product and service development, education, the media, and local and global health initiatives, among others.

Who can enroll on this degree programme?

IINH Nutritional Therapy (NT) graduates who continue on this learning path can complete CNELM’s online BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science within 2 years of full-time study. Our NT modules have been mapped against the BSc modules and can be fully credited towards the degree, leaving only 9 of the 15 modules (see below) in the BSc programme to be completed.

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BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science

Course Outline


The BSc programme aims to provide knowledge and understanding of nutritional biochemistry, physiology, public health and evidence-based personalised nutrition.

The BSc course integrates a systems biology and functional nutrition approach to understanding health and illness. It is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in industry, nutrition research, education, public health and community work, as well as personalised nutrition practice.

Students learn about the nutrition industry from farm to fork, the complexities of product development, and the use of natural products.  There are opportunities to work independently and in groups with peers; to engage in collaborative research projects and to develop critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills as individuals and as part of a team.

BSC Course Overview

Click here for summary of BSc module content.

Course Details

course length

Course length:

For IINH NT graduates: 2 years full-time; 3-4 years part-time.

Next Course Runs

Next Course Runs:

At CNELM, the academic year runs from January to December. Other start times are possible over the year and this is agreed at interview.



The BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science is Distance Learning only. All students on Distance Learning programmes will be required to attend online tutorials and other paired and group activities.



BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science, awarded by Middlesex University.

Note: IINH Nutritional Therapy graduates who progress to CNELM’s online degree programme can graduate with a BSc (Hons) in Nutritional Science within 2 years full-time, or 3-4 years part-time. 

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