Working in Partnership with the University of Northampton
Our BSc (Hons) in Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine programme is validated by the University of Northampton (UON), a university awarded Gold, the highest possible mark, in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The academic partnerships team at UON seeks to ensure that the teaching and learning experience students receive with collaborative partners is comparable to the high-quality teaching and learning experience its students receive on campus. We are therefore delighted to be able to offer a UON validated programme to our students.
The Nutritional Therapy Education Commission (NTEC) is the Professional Standards Council for Nutritional Therapy. NTEC’s mission is to establish, uphold and advance the standards of qualifications, competence and conduct of those who practice nutritional therapy as a profession.
BCNH has successfully achieved NTEC accreditation of our Diploma courses for over 10 years and designed the new BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine with NTEC requirements in mind. The new BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and Lifestyle is also accredited by NTEC.
Registration with CNHC
Graduates from NTEC accredited courses are eligible to apply for fast-track entry to the professional register of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners held by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). The CNHC was established with government support to regulate various complementary therapies, including nutritional therapy, and its key purpose is to protect the public.
As the BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine is accredited by NTEC, BCNH graduates are eligible to apply for fast-track entry to the professional register held by the CNHC.
Membership of BANT
Students enrolled on the BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine are eligible to become student members of the British Association for Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and convert to full membership upon graduation. BANT acts as a professional body for Nutritional Therapy Practitioners and those working in the wider application of nutrition science, promoting high standards of education, integrity and ethics and supporting members professionall
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