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Global Nutrition and Health

Bachelor of Global Nutrition and Health, 210 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution University College Copenhagen
Campus Campus
Duration 3,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4500 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The programme in Global Nutrition and Health focuses on the global challenges of health promotion and disease prevention on both a community and individual level.You learn to develop and implement policies and strategies that promote a healthy lifestyle among citizens on a national and international level. You also learn to independently plan, implement and evaluate tasks, projects and interventions that promote health and prevent disease.

Career Opportunities 

With a Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health you have many global career opportunities.The Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health offers you a wide range of competencies which can give you many opportunities in your future career in either a local, regional, or global perspective.

A multi-faceted approach
With a Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health you will be qualified to work with a multi-faceted approach to solve very complex problems on the structural perspective in society or on the individual level. You will be qualified to work independently and in teams as well as in multicultural contexts in both private and public settings.  

Your competencies with a Public Health Nutrition & Food Policy specialisation
The specialisation is aimed at qualifying you to promote public health and food security through the implementation of comprehensive food and nutrition policies using communication, education and management strategies. You can work with individual citizens, communities and societies at a local, regional or global level.

Your competencies with a Lifestyle and Health specialisation
The specialisation is aimed at qualifying you to plan and carry out health promoting, disease preventing and motivating activities through communication, teaching and management relevant to the individual with the aim of a lasting improvement of lifestyle. In all activities you can incorporate relevant lifestyle factors such as eating habits, physical activity, weight management etc.


The Bachelor's Degree Programme in Global Nutrition and Health welcomes students from all over the world. The programme has intake once a year with study start on 1 September. Induction activities run in the last week of August.
Read more about admission requirements

Read about the language requirements of Metropolitan University College

Apply directly at Metropolitan University College with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Metropolitan University College directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System. 

Autumn 2016 - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn 2016 - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01



Welcome to UCC's Department of Social Education, North Zealand

 At Department of Social Education, North Zealand we see diversity as a strength. Therefore, when studying at our department you will meet teachers as well as fellow students with different backgrounds and experiences.

It is our ambition to provide you with an updated and professional training, which gives you the best conditions for your future professionel career as a social educator.

Study environment

The study programme takes place at University College UCC's campus situated in the heart of North Zealand - with room for more than 1,800 students and approximately 200 employees.

The campus provides a framework for five professional bachelor degree programmes, research and development and activities in the professional health- and educational field.

The campus is centrally located with only 5 minutes to the nearest station, Hilleroed, and a trip to the central part of Copenhagen takes only about 30 minutes.

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