Taught course

Advanced Dietetic Practice

University of Nottingham · School of Biosciences

Entry requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent); candidates must also be a registered dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (or international equivalent)

Months of entry


Course content

Continuing your professional development is not only a requirement for ongoing registration with the Health Professions Council but is increasingly recognised as important by government, professional bodies and the public sector. The University of Nottingham has been a recognised provider of the British Dietetic Association's Masters in Advanced Dietetic Practice programme since 2008 .

Please note: this is not a PG pre-registration course for individuals wanting to train as a dietitian, but is a PG post-registration programme suitable as Continuing rofessional Development for dietitians and other healthcare professionals.

Key facts

- This programme has been specially developed by professionals in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, in the School of Biosciences, one of the University's most successful schools based at the Sutton Bonington Campus.

- Our dynamic teaching team offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers. You will have the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of the principles of professional development, develop skills of critical thinking, problem solving and reflective practice, and develop practical skills in relation to accepted theories.

- The school is ranked the no.1 research environment in the UK (for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science) in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework). 97% of our work (in the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science ) was judged to be of international quality.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Bioscience's web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months


full time
12 months
part time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559