Taught course

Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Chester · Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree (2:1) in food, nutrition, biological or health sciences that contains the following: -one module in human physiology -two modules in biochemistry (you will be considered if you have only one module but will need to take a catchup-module prior to entry on the programme) -one module in relevant sciences, e.g. immunology, genetics, microbiology -Applicants must also visit a dietetic department prior to applying for the course. -Subject to interview. -Disclosure required.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a professional degree programme which will provide you with an award in Nutrition and Dietetics and eligibility for Registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council (UK).

This is the only programme in the North West of England leading to registration as a dietitian. Fees are not applied to students accepted onto the programme up to Diploma stage and many students are entitled to apply for an NHS Bursary.

Programme Structure:

Year 1
Taught modules may include:

  • Evidence Based Nutrition
  • Food and Nutrition for Health
  • Nutritional Science
  • Sociology and Psychology and Public Health
  • Dietetics and Clinical Medicine I
  • Placement A (4 weeks)

Year 2
Taught modules may include:

  • Dietetics and Clinical Medicine II
  • Placements B and C (12 weeks each)

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

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