Taught course

Dietetics (Pre-Registration)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Dietetics, Nutrition and Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (normally an upper second class or above) that includes significant emphasis on human physiology and biochemistry.

An application should illustrate what has been done by the applicant to research, and understand more about the role of a dietitian. In particular, evidence of understanding the skills, attributes and values required to work as a dietitian should be evident in the application.

Months of entry


Course content

Dietetic education at QMU is well established with strong employability rates. This course provides graduates of biological sciences with a route into a fulfilling career, helping people improve their health and wellbeing and their quality of life.

The MSc Dietetics (Pre-Registration) has a clinical and health promotion focus and includes three practice placements. On completion you will be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to work as a dietitian.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

0131 474 0000