Taught course

Dietetics

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Clinical and Applied Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree in a cognate subject. Your degree must contain the study of biochemistry and human physiology to level 5 as well as research skills and methodology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian.

You will explore the composition of food, the nature of nutrients and their metabolism in the body, nutritional requirements throughout the lifespan and the dietary effects of food on health. You will also learn how to work alongside service users with acute and chronic disease in hospitals and primary care settings.

You will gain the professional expertise necessary for effective practice, critical evaluation and adaptability when faced with the changing dynamics of working in health and social care. You will also be well prepared for the responsibilities and expectations associated with being a healthcare professional, and consider the ethical and legal boundaries arising from exercising a professional duty of care.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113