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Dietetics BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Dietetics BSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

On this undergraduate course, you’ll learn the skills necessary to become a dietitian – the only qualified health professional that can assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition related problems at an individual and wider public health level.

We’ll introduce you to the most up-to-date public health and scientific research on food, health and disease. This practical guidance will enable you to help members of the public make healthier lifestyle and food choices.

Throughout your studies, you’ll gain an understanding of the conditions where nutrition plays a significant role in disease management. You'll develop the knowledge to provide nutrition and dietetic care for individuals, groups and populations who have or already are at risk of developing long-term health conditions.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • A minimum of grades ABB in three A levels, including grade B or above in Biology and Chemistry (or a minimum of 128 UCAS points)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)
  • A DBS check

The University will invite you to complete the DBS check, which will need to be done by 31 July. This check will cost you £62.13 and the update service costs £13 per year.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Dietitians
  • Biochemistry for dietitians
  • Cell biology for dietitians
  • Dietary assessment techniques for dietitians
  • Human Nutrition For Dietitians
  • Management of disease for dietitians
  • Practice Based Learning 1 (Dietitians)
  • Professional Practice in Dietetics
  • Sociology and Psychology for Dietitians
  • Applied Public Health Nutrition for Dietitians
  • Dietetic Practice Preparation
  • Food Science and Microbiology
  • Macro and micronutrients
  • Metabolic biochemistry for dietitians
  • Nutrition and dietetic care
  • Nutrition and dietetic care 2
  • Nutrition through the lifecycle Dietitians
  • Systems Pathology for Dietitians
  • Dietetics Research Project
  • Health and Social Care Management (Dietetics)
  • Practice Based Learning 2 (Dietitians)
  • Practice Based Learning 3 (Dietitians)

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

Graduating from our Dietetics BSc (Hons) course is the start of an exciting and varied career in nutrition, health and disease management.

Many of our graduates now work in public health and health promotion, including NHS management of nutrition related diseases and/or disease related malnutrition, as well as managing dietary needs in long term health conditions in primary care environments.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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