Taught course

Nutritional Therapy MSc/PGDip

Institution
University of Worcester · Institute of Health and Society
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree in a relevant discipline. This should include knowledge of fundamental human anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.

Please see the University website for comprehensive entry requirements

Months of entry

October

Course content

This is an innovative, evidence based, flexible taught programme with full and part time options. You will develop your knowledge and skills to work with clients as a registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (Nutritional Therapist) in the UK and to employ your skills in other related activities such as group work as a Registered Nutritionist MBANT.

International students may apply, but practising internationally will depend on having Professional Indemnity Insurance that covers for practice in the UK irrespective of location. Practice may also be subject to country specific legal restrictions. Registration with the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council (CNHC) and membership of a professional body (e.g. British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine) (BANT) is also recommended.

Key features

  • Full and part time options enable you to fit study around work and family life.
  • The Post Graduate Diploma and MSc courses are accredited by the Nutritional Therapy Education Commission.
  • On completion of the course students are able to apply for registration with The Complementary and Natural Health care Council (CNHC) and to become full members of The British Association for Nutritional and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT)
  • You can develop clinical experience in our excellent teaching facilities in the McClelland Centre with our registered nutritional therapy practitioners and clinic assessors, who bring with them a wide scope of experience and expertise.

Information for international students

The IELTS score required for international applicants is 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in each area.

International students may apply, but practising internationally will depend on having Professional Indemnity Insurance that covers for practice in the UK irrespective of location.

Fees and funding

The Government will provide a loan of up to £10,000 per student per postgraduate Masters study.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 855111