Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, M.Sc. | University College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

24 months
26400 EUR/year
14500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is a full-time programme at University College Dublin, designed for graduates who wish to develop expertise in areas ranging from the promotion of nutrition and health throughout the lifespan through to the management of clinical nutrition in community, primary care and acute settings.


At the end of the programme, students will have developed the integrated scientific, clinical, psychological, communication, multidisciplinary team working and professional proficiencies that underpin a career in clinical nutrition and dietetics. The MSc Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics aims to train graduates eligible to apply to the Dietitians Registration Board (CORU) for registration as a dietitian.


Graduates with the MSc Clinical Nutrition Dietetics at University College Dublin are well placed to gain employment in the following sectors and agencies:

  • Clinical nutrition & dietetics (hospital and community dietetics)
  • Public health nutrition, government health promotion agencies
  • Clinical nutrition industry (product development, marketing, consumer information)
  • Sports nutrition
  • Teaching opportunities (second or third level)
  • Academic, nutrition and medical research (public and private sectors) 
  • Private practice 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medicine for Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Nutrition and Communication
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.


150 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a second class honours degree (2.1 or 2.2 in exceptional circumstances e.g. extensive prior clinical experience) or higher in science e.g. biochemistry, food science, human biology, human nutrition, nutritional science, pharmacology, physiology, in health sciences e.g. medicine, nursing or a health and social care profession or in sports performance science.
  • Prior qualifications should include evidence of study of human biochemistry and physiology or other relevant degree discipline from a recognised university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU - Year 2 - €11,500
  • Non-EU - Year 2 - €26,400

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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