The programme’s strong practical focus centres around problem-based learning in the classroom, nutrition laboratory and clinical simulation lab as well as on placement.
The programme is accredited by the British Dietetic Association and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It leads to eligibility to apply for HCPC registration (students are required to complete 1000 hours of clinical placement to be eligible) and follows the core curriculum set out by the British Dietetics Association
Medicine & Health, Nutrition & Dietetics
4 years | Full time
Fundamentals of Human Physiology, Foundations of Practice in Healthcare, Essentials of Nutritional Science, Introduction to Psychology, Cells and Biomolecules, Introduction to Nutrition & Dietetic Practice.
Introduction to Microbiology, Nutrition through the Lifecycle, Energy Expenditure and Body Composition, Research Methods in Psychology, Food Science, Mechanisms of Cellular Regulation, Placement.
Applied Clinical Studies, Counselling Skills, Fundamental Pharmacology, Therapeutic Dietetics, Nutrition and Public Health.
Placements and Honours Project.
Only one is required