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
- Medicine for Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
- Nutrition and Communication
- Clinical Nutrition
- Health Promotion
- Nutrition Epidemiology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesPublic Health Nutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences View 107 other Masters in Public Health in Ireland
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- 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.
International26400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA14500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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