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Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition

12 months
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29400 GBP/year
14700 GBP/year
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About

This Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition programme from University College London (UCL), provided by the internationally renowned UCL Division of Medicine, is intended for all professionals wishing to work in the eating disorders field at a high level.

Overview

The qualifications (MSc, Diploma, Certificate) will appeal to clinicians and scientists who wish to provide treatment, develop services and conduct research in this field.

This Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition programme from University College London (UCL) provides a sound programme in human nutrition covering practical approaches, research methods and nutrition in the general population and in disease states. 

Eating disorders are presented using different teaching methods with an extensive series of seminars, tutorials and brief clinical attachments at St Ann's, Maudsley and other Hospitals. 

Students will also undertake a significant research project.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, laboratory work, and practicals. Assessment is through examination, presentations, essays, practical reports and the dissertation.

Employability

This degree will give graduates a clear advantage when applying for clinical and research positions in units in which children, adolescents or adults with eating disorders are assessed, treated and recruited into research programmes. It is particularly relevant for individuals wishing to apply for senior positions in these units, as well as graduates who aspire to studying for a doctorate in the eating disorders field. 

Surveys have shown that eating disorder services are continuing to develop in all parts of the country, providing substantial opportunities for employment in this burgeoning field.

Accreditation

This MSc is registered with the Association for Nutrition, a professional body that holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), a competency-based register of nutritionists. Graduates of this programme will be eligible to apply for direct entry to the UKVRN as Registered Associate Nutritionists.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules

  • Disease and Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders: Clinical Science
  • Eating Disorders: Treatment
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Malnutrition in the Community
  • Practical Nutritional Assessment
  • Research Methods
  • Therapeutic Aspects of Clinical Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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    • 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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.

Part time

  • UK: £7,350
  • International: £14,700

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.

Funding

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