Taught course

Dietetics (Pre-Registration)

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

Visit the institution website for COVID‑19 updates

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.

Months of entry


Course content

Delivered full-time, this course has a clinical and health promotion focus. It includes three placements and on completion you will be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council to work as a dietitian.

This course is for graduates of biological sciences who want to extend their studies into the professional field of dietetics.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    22 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    19 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Jacklyn Jones
+44 (0)131 474 0000