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Clinical Nutrition

University of Glasgow

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25170 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
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About

This Clinical Nutrition programme from University of Glasgow provides health professionals with specialist knowledge and training in clinical nutrition and is designed for doctors, nurses and pharmacists. You will gain an in-depth, evidence-based knowledge of clinical nutrition and have the opportunity to undertake clinical case studies.

Overview

Why study the Clinical Nutrition programme from University of Glasgow?

  • NUMBER 3 in UK for Medicine (COMPLETE UNIVERSITY GUIDE UK 2020)
  • There is a growing need for suitable qualified clinical nutritionists who are already qualified health professionals, this programme provides training in evidence based nutritional practice for health professionals.
  • Students have the opportunity to assess nutritional needs of patients and discuss the contribution of nutrition to the cause, progress and treatment of their disease and communicate the nutritional aspects of clinical care to health professionals.
  • This Clinical Nutrition degree allows students to reflect on clinical practice and how it can inform local protocols and highlight learning points for their own practice.
  • Our staff are highly trained, enthusiastic and experienced when it comes to Clinical Nutrition courses.  This programme has a truly international flavour, taught by an international teaching and clinical staff and external experts
  • You will learn how to develop a substantial research proposal as a team, gaining valuable skills for future employment.  A range of transferable skills eg critical review skills, which are highly sought after within the competitive job market, are integrated and embedded in the programme.
  • You will have the opportunity to observe clinical work at Yorkhill and the recently refurbished Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Careers

Most of our graduates return to their clinical responsibilities once they have completed the programme. However, graduates have a thorough grounding in all aspects of nutrition as well as in their specialisation of clinical nutrition and therefore are able to enter employment in the food and health industries, public health, research, health promotion, food policy, the media and relief/development work in less developed countries.  They are also well equipped to undertake and complete PhDs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food and Nutrient Requirements and Nutrition through the Lifecycle
  • Digestion, Absorption and Nutritional Metabolism
  • Dietary and Nutritional Assessment
  • Public Health and Eating Behaviour
  • Clinical Nutrition Specialisation
  • Nutrition Research Proposal

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must be a clinical health professional and therefore have a degree in medicine, nursing or pharmacy from an institution recognised by the University Court.  If you apply for Clinical Nutrition but are ineligible you will be considered for Human Nutrition with specialisation in Clinical Nutrition (please see our page on Human Nutrition).
  • You are required to provide two references, a full degree transcript and a personal statement with your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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