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About

Designed for registered dietitians, this MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Dietetics at University of Plymouth has a specialist core dietetic practice: supported studies module, which provides you with support to investigate and design an evidence-based ‘service improvement’ within your own specialist field of practice. 

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Overview

Are you a qualified health practitioner looking to enhance your knowledge and skills in order to advance your professional practice? Studying this MSc Advanced Professional Practice in Dietetics at University of Plymouth , you’ll be primed to become an evidence-based practitioner, ready to manage and lead in dynamic settings.

Key Features:

  • Become an evidence-based practitioner, equipped to manage and lead in busy and constantly changing settings. 
  • Take the opportunity to study in an inter-professional setting with inter-professional core and optional modules. 
  • Shape your own learning journey – you’ll have opportunities to tailor your learning in the workplace through module assignments and the Dietetic Practice: Supported Study module.
  • Learn from experts in a setting where innovative thinking regards advanced professional development is put into practice.
  • Take advantage of the flexibility our programme offers. You can take some of the modules by distance learning, while others are taught via short intensive study blocks to minimise time away from other commitments. 
  • Complete the programme in one year with the full-time study option or balance work and caring commitments by studying part time over a maximum of five years. 
  • The full-time route is suitable for international students, who will be supported to choose optional modules with non-clinical assignments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applying Evidence to Practice
  • Dietetic Practice (pathway specific)

Optional module

  • Optional module* 20 Credits

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll normally have a first degree (BSc (Hons) at 2:2 or above or European first cycle equivalent) in Dietetics. If you are a non UK-based candidate you must be recognised as a dietitian within your own country.
  • You’ll be assessed individually for your ability to study at this level and therefore an interview may be necessary. You’ll normally be required to submit a short piece of writing as part of the admissions process.
  • Claims for credit for prior learning, whether certificated or experiential are accepted and will be assessed following University regulations and faculty procedures.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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