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Dietetics (pre-registration)

Birmingham City University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
12800 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

As the only qualified health professionals to assess, diagnose and deliver interventions for diet and nutrition-related problems, there has never been a greater demand for qualified, knowledgeable dietitians to contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and the wider public. Dietetics (pre-registration) is provided by  Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

On this postgraduate degree in Dietetics, you will gain knowledge in food science, applied nutrition, clinical pathology and pharmacology, social science and therapeutic dietetics. Development of key skills, including communication, research and professionalism will enable you to become a compassionate and competent practitioner who can deliver effective, evidence-based and quality-driven care. You'll learn in specially built clinical skills rooms, with specialist space so you can get the best training possible. Dietetics (pre-registration) is provided by  Birmingham City University.

Why Choose Us?

  • This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • The alignment with our new undergraduate sports, nutrition and biomedical sciences courses offers you a unique opportunity to gain a sound knowledge of the underpinning scientific principles and contemporary research relevant to your practice
  • Successful completion of the MSc Dietetics confers eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC
  • You will build your knowledge through a combination of academic and practice placement learning opportunities, Blocks of practice placements - covering both traditional and emerging environments, will enable you to be work ready for a diverse range of dietetic career opportunities 
  • You will be taught in a small cohort by specialist lecturers who work within the sector and can provide relevant, up-to-date information alongside real life case studies
  • We work in partnership with service users and carers to inform the design of the programme as well as involving them in aspects of delivery, enabling you to directly interact with, and learn from, service users and carers

Enhancing your employability skills

As the demand for qualified diet and nutrition professionals grows, there are ever expanding career opportunities for registered dietitians. This highly vocational course will equip you with the core knowledge and skills to enable you to apply for registration with the HCPC and to secure employment as a dietitian in a variety of roles, including acute and community healthcare, health promotion, health education, industry, the media, or in private practice.

Integrated practice learning will allow you to build relationships with local employers, both NHS and non-NHS and the inter-professional learning interspersed in the course will enable you to work effectively as part of a team, in whichever field you choose to pursue.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Evidence Based Professional Practice 
  • The Foundations of Dietetic Practice 
  • Nutrition, Metabolism, Pathology and Pharmacology 
  • Food Science, Food Skills and Applied Nutrition
  • Consolidating Professional Practice (Dietetics) 
  • MSc Healthcare Protessional Project Module 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be considered at any time up until the course start date.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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

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.
95
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have an Honours degree with a 2:1 or above which includes the study of human physiology and biochemistry (including cell biology, concepts of cell theory, an understanding of the fundamentals of biological chemistry; key biochemical molecules and their role in cellular activities; physiological processes at the organ and systems level)
  • You must also have GCSEs (or equivalent) in mathematics and English at grade C or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Dietetics (pre-registration)
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Birmingham City University

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