Childhood Obesity Management 15 Credits Level 9 15 Credits Level 11

1. Overview

This course aims to give you a comprehensive understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood obesity, and to evaluate approaches to its treatment and prevention.

2. What you will study

  • The biology of growth and maturation
  • Definitions and pathways of growth and identification of the overweight / obese child
  • Systematic review of interventions to treat and prevent childhood obesity based on school, family and environment
  • Energy balance behaviours in children, and examples of recent research in this area across a range of themes
  • Debate over parental responsibility and child neglect in extreme cases of child obesity.

3. Entry Requirements

This module is suitable for those with an appropriate honours degree or equivalent professional qualification with evidence of relevant work experience. IELTS overall band score of 7 or equivalent TOEFL score for international students.

4. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £650 .

International Students

  • £1165 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £650 .

International Students

  • £1165 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £630 .

International Students

  • £1130 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £610 .

International Students

  • £1100 .


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


5. How to apply

For an application pack, please contact

6. More information

Anthony Forkuo 
01224 262604

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15 Credits Level 9 15 Credits Level 11

Start Date


Course Length

10 weeks

Mode of Attendance

Online Learning

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery
More Information:
Mr Anthony Forkuo Lecturer
+44(0)1224 262604