M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical and Public Health Nutrition

12 months
29400 GBP/year
14700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical and Public Health Nutrition programme offered at the University College London (UCL) focuses on the problems of over- and under-nutrition, which apply to most developed nations as well as those undergoing rapid transformation. 


The Clinical and Public Health Nutrition programme offered at the University College London (UCL) offers specialised training in the clinical and scientific basis of malnutrition and obesity, and therapeutic approaches to correcting this in the hospital, community and educational setting.

This MSc is suitable for candidates who wish to pursue a career in cutting-edge research, the practice of nutrition therapy in the health services of the UK or other countries, or in the clinical nutrition industry. We also aim to provide an ideal foundation for graduates who wish to undertake a PhD.

Destinations and job roles of recent graduates include:

  • Nutritionist
  • Nutrition Support and Research Dietitian
  • Paediatric Dietitian
  • Lecturer in Dietetics
  • Health Programmes Manager at Trekstock
  • PhD student
  • SpR in Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Health Columnist 
  • Clinical Researcher 
  • World Cancer Research Fund
  • Ministry of Health Advisor

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Disease-related Malnutrition
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Disease and Disordered Eating
  •  Therapeutic Aspects of Clinical Nutrition
  • Practical Nutrition Assessment
  • Malnutrition in the Community
  • Experimental Design and Research Methods
  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a biological science, medical or healthcare discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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