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Nutritional Therapy

University of Worcester

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
Duration
14100 GBP/year
7290 GBP/year
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The Nutritional Therapy programme of University of Worcester is an innovative, evidence based, flexible taught programme with full and part time options.

Overview

During the Nutritional Therapy programme of University of Worcester 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.

What are the career opportunities after completion of the course?

Possible careers for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma and the MSc in Nutritional Therapy:

  • Nutritional Therapy Practitioners in private sector, healthcare, health clubs, health food stores or support groups
  • Nutrition journalism or other fields within the media
  • Nutritional advisors or project managers in private or public health practices or NHS
  • Technical advisors
  • Food writers
  • Health product sales
  • Working within the education sector as a lecturer of nutrition and nutritional therapy related subjects
  • Research into applied nutrition / nutritional therapy
  • Health promotion within existing practice

In addition, a postgraduate qualification in Nutritional Therapy is a valuable, complementary tool for those working with clients in the wider health arena.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying nutrition 
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Early years, adolescence and reproduction
  • Nutritional improvement
  • Clinical practice and business development
  • Research approaches and methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree in a relevant discipline. This should include knowledge of fundamental human anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.
  • An undergraduate access module "Access to Nutritional therapy" available for those with a higher education qualification that does not meet our entry requirements. In this case, passing this module  with a 2:2 may be an additional entry requirement for the course.
  • The IELTS score required for international applicants is 7, with a minimum of 6.5 in each area. Other English Language qualifications will be considered.
  • Prior to starting the clinical practice module, students are also required to have student membership of a professional body e.g BANT and student professional indemnity insurance. It is the students' responsibility to pay for these. Membership of a professional body is recommended from the start of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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