Cardiff Metropolitan University, School of Health SciencesBy Asian Correspondent Mar 15, 2013 12:53AM UTC
Cardiff Metropolitan University’s School of Health Sciences is located on the university’s Llandaff Campus. It offers a comprehensive selection of professionally recognised programs in the field of health science, backed by a thriving community of postgraduate students performing research. A health sciences degree from Cardiff has strong international currency.
Cardiff is an up-and-coming metropolitan city in Wales, UK. It has a strong sport culture, especially since the debut of the Millennium Stadium in 2005. The campus itself is green and attractive, with more than 2,000 students enrolled. The city boasts such sites as Cardiff Castle (built in the 19th century), Llandaff Cathedral and the Civic Centre complex. International students based here are in prime position to explore the cities of Penarth and Newport, as well as the medieval castle at Caerphilly.
Study health sciences at Cardiff Metropolitan University
According to the International Student Barometer, Cardiff Met has been a leader in student satisfaction for three years running. This is due in part to the strong support and commitment to providing students with everything they need to succeed academically and professionally.
The School of Health and Sciences is highly active, with more than nine subject areas and an impressive portfolio of courses. Many of the professionally accredited courses on offer here are unique in this part of the country, and all provide a combination of theory, practical experience, and the chance to take part in industry placements.
The following are among the courses that are of particular interest to international students:
Food Science and Technology
Accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology, this course applies scientific principles to the professing of safe, wholesome and delicious food products. This is, by its very nature, an interdisciplinary course that draws upon other fields including materials science, engineering, biotechnology, agriculture and electronics.
Food Production Management
This course develops the skills needed to ensure the future growth of the food industry, forming students into ambassadors of excellence in the food production industry. As they progress through the course, students break out into bespoke course modules for directed learning.
Environmental Health Practitioners play a key role in guarding public health. Cardiff Met has been providing instruction in this field for more than 40 years. As such, this is one of the leading programs of its type.
Public Health Nutrition
This is the only course in Wales to be accredited by the Association for Nutrition. With this in mind, graduates qualify for direct entry to become Associate Public Health Nutritionists, which allows them to use the letters ‘AssocPHNutr’ after their name.