Leeds Beckett University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
13000 GBP/year
5950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this Dietetics course from Leeds Beckett University, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian.

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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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.


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