Applicants should either have a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Science or Health Care including; Clinical Sciences, Biomedical Science, Sports & Exercise, Nutrition, Psychology, Nursing or Medicine, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.
Please note that applicants would normally be expected to be working in a related role.
All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed on the webpage.
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
Months of entry
If you are already a practitioner working in a health or mental health role, this course will deepen your knowledge of supporting people with complex mental health issues that involve eating disorders. You will explore contemporary nutritional, physiological and psychological perspectives and you will learn cognitive behavioural approaches to therapeutic treatment in this area.
By studying alongside fellow professionals from the fields of occupational therapy, counselling, psychology, nursing and dietetics, you will appreciate how a multi-professional team can work together to provide effective care. Your classes will be taught by academics from across these disciplines and you will be encouraged to critically reflect on your own practice, ensuring you have a solid understanding and appreciation of the benefits of holistic treatment.
You will graduate with a recognised qualification and an increased confidence in delivering best-practice care for those living with an eating disorder.
Information for international students
Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.0 or an equivalent award.
Fees and funding
Please see the funding page for more details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Enquiries
- +44 (0)113 812 3113