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Foundation Certificate in Applied Human Nutrition

Recorded in previous editions of the NNEdPro Summer School, this material delivers a foundation level certificate in Applied Human Nutrition for those interested in health and biological sciences. The course covers basic nutrition concepts and delves into contemporary and cutting-edge topics such as the Mediterranean Diet and Diet-Microbe Interactions. Each session has been carefully chosen to provide participants with adequate training whilst also aiming to promote further study and interest after completing the course.

By undertaking this course, you receive the basic knowledge needed to implement nutritional change in your work context and more broadly.

25+ hours of content

Flexible Learning

At your own pace

World-class Faculty

With experts in the field

Excellent Experience

According to our Students

One-off Payment

For Continued Access

Get Recognised

Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Overview

Covering basic nutritional concepts, through current research and methods, to prevention, healthcare and policy applications:

Basic Concepts in Human Nutrition

Including dietary assessment, body composition and energy metabolism

Nutrition Research Methods

Including nutritional epidemiology, nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and diet-microbe interactions in the gut

Nutrition in Disease Prevention

Including non-communicable diseases, musculoskeletal health and neurodegenerative diseases

Nutrition in Healthcare

Including hydration and clinical leadership, clinical ethics, malnutrition in practice and ageing

Nutrition Public Health and Policy

Including global nutrition, nutrition and health claims regulation, policy formulation and industry

What's included

  • 27 Lectures
  • 14 Case Studies
  • 45 Questions
  • 30 Faculty
  • 3 Complimentary Material Collections

Learn from the best in the field

Learn from a world-class faculty of key leaders and decision-makers in the field of Nutrition Education, Public Health and Healthcare.

Practical Approach

Our training is designed to provide the skills in a practical approach. Our students' success is our best asset in showing the quality of our training.
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On successful completion of this course, you will receive one year of complimentary membership (worth £80) as an Associate Member of IANE, a global membership network for professionals interested in developing and delivering high quality nutrition education and evaluating its impact, particularly on healthcare practices.

Through IANE, we aim to deliver evidence-based education and training in nutrition and health to promote the capacity building and mentoring of tomorrow’s trainers as well as researchers in related areas.

With benefits such as one to one mentoring sessions, webinars, journal clubs and forum discussions, you will be equipped with all you need to be a successful nutrition educator.

Certificate of Completion

  • By completing this course and obtaining the minimum passing grade of 50% in the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of course completion.
This course does not confer any professional or other credit-bearing qualifications. However, on completion of the course, Associate Membership of the International Academy of Nutrition Educators (IANE) provides the opportunity for eligible individuals to apply to upgrade to Professional Membership of IANE with award of postnominals (MIANE).

Course Content

Meet the Faculty

Prof Sumantra Ray

Cambridge, Ulster, Parma and Imperial College London

Pauline Douglas RD

Ulster University

Dr Minha Rajput-Ray

International Commission of Occupational Health

Prof Eleanor Beck

University of Wollongong

Prof Caryl Nowson

Deakin University

Dr Francesca Ghelfi

European Institute of Oncology

Dr Lisa Sharkey

National Health Service (NHS)

James Bradfield

National Health Service (NHS)

Prof Daniele Del Rio

 School of Advanced Studies on Food and Nutrition

Prof Martin Kohlmeier

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Dr Kathy Martyn

University of Brighton

Dr Rajna Golubic

University of Oxford

Prof Mei Yen Chan

Nazarbayev University

Dr Celia Laur

University of Toronto

Shane McAuliffe

National Health Service (NHS)
For a full list of faculty as well as module outlines, please access the course handbook
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