21 months
29400 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Our MSc Dietetics (Pre-registration) program from University College London (UCL) will help you become a competent, passionate, autonomous dietitian, able to deliver evidence based, service-user centred dietetic care and innovative public health nutrition initiatives across a range of client groups and working environments.


Our MSc Dietetics (Pre-registration) program from University College London (UCL) places a particular emphasis on the primacy of the service user. We will develop your communication and engagement skills from the earliest stages of the programme giving you the skills and confidence to connect with people at a personal level and work with them to ensure the best possible outcomes. As a new course we are fully compliant with the latest British Dietetic Association curriculum guidance, which reflects the role of dietitians now and into the future.  You will experience teaching that draws on our established nutrition expertise, which is reflected in our broad portfolio of nutrition courses and world-class research in the field.

What dietitians do

Dietitians play a vital role in improving health outcomes for individuals and communities.

In the hospital setting, they provide nutritional expertise and encouragement to ensure that inpatients of all ages obtain the best nutritional care to optimise their response to medical and surgical treatment, manage symptoms, support their recovery and sometimes to ensure a good end of life experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Lifestyle management, inflammation and prevention (Clinical Practice 1)
  • Practical Nutritional Assessment 
  • Experimental Design and Research Methods in Nutrition 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a BSc or MSc in Nutrition or other related subjects. You will need a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
  • Final year students on course for an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree can also apply. You should have good research and critical thinking skills as dietetics is a strongly evidence-based profession. 
  • Those who hold these qualifications who are currently working in clinical practice in supportive roles such as dietetic assistants would be well placed to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 21 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 21 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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