Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Chester

Master On Campus
24 months
16245 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Nutrition and Dietetics programme offered by the University of Chester will provide you with an award together with eligibility for registration as a dietitian with the HCPC (UK).


The innovative approach, together with an ethos of research and evidence-informed practice, aims to foster your personal and professional development.

Why study this course with us?

The accredited Nutrition and Dietetics programme offered by the University of Chester is delivered in an innovative way. Academic and placement learning is delivered by experienced academics and practitioners who are all committed to helping you to develop the necessary skills to become an effective dietetic practitioner who contributes to high-quality evidence-based practice.

You will have access to course-specific facilities and laboratories, and benefit from the Faculty’s links with local NHS trusts and practitioners, plus expertise from the pharmaceutical and food industries and British Dietetic Association specialist groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Clinical Medicine and Pharmacology
  • Nutrition Research Methods
  • Behavioural Aspects of Food and Nutrition
  • Dietetics and Public Health
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Practice Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements


  • A 2:1 honours degree in a relevant science subject that includes modules covering human physiology and biochemistry is required
Applicants must also:
  • visit a dietetic department prior to applying for the course
  • attend a personal interview and participate in a group activity
  • complete a satisfactory health check and Disclosure and Barring Service check


  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    16245 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16245 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.


The University of Chester offers generous international and merit-based scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, providing a significant reduction to the published headline tuition fees. You will automatically be considered for these scholarships when submitting an application and any award given will be shown on your offer letter.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Nutrition and Dietetics
University of Chester


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