You will explore the composition of food, the nature of nutrients and their metabolism in the body, nutritional requirements throughout the lifespan and the dietary effects of food on health. You will also learn how to work alongside service users with acute and chronic disease in hospitals and primary care settings.
You will gain the professional expertise necessary for effective practice, critical evaluation and adaptability when faced with the changing dynamics of working in health and social care. You will also be well prepared for the responsibilities and expectations associated with being a healthcare professional, and consider the ethical and legal boundaries arising from exercising a professional duty of care.
The Dietetics course from Leeds Beckett University is strongly vocational, and our postgraduate students are highly successful in gaining employment as dietitians in the NHS. Practice learning is delivered in partnership with local NHS Trusts, enabling you to build relationships with local employers.
- Clinical dietitian
- Public health dietitian
- Research dietitian
- Dietitian working in the food industry
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- Professional Development for Practice
- Lifestyle & Long-term Conditions
- Research & Practice Development
- Practice Placement
- Enterprise in Public Health Nutrition
- Nutrition Advances in Practice
- Research Methods for Nutrition
- Applied Nutrition Support
- Reflection & Consolidation of Practice
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics View 92 other Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics in United Kingdom
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Applicants should have at least a 2:1 Honours degree in a cognate subject.
A supporting statement forms part of the selection process and is assessed by local NHS dietitians. It should not exceed 1000 words and should cover the following:
- Commitment to dietetics and working as a dietitian in the NHS.
- Awareness of the varied role and duties of a dietitian.
- Developing communication skills and evidence of experiences where communication skills have been used or adapted for people from a range of backgrounds.
- Demonstrating an interest in and ability to work with people in a care setting and recognise own strengths and weaknesses for working in this environment.
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International13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA5950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.