Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Dietetics

During the programme students are educated to be responsive practitioners, able to adapt to the changing needs of society; the course is designed to produce critically thinking and reflective professionals who have comprehensive theoretical knowledge, along with a spirit of enquiry and an analytical and creative approach to problem solving; a commitment to continuing education is also encouraged.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an Honours degree 1st or 2.1 in human nutrition, or a degree that includes nutrition in the awards title, with sufficient emphasis in physiology and biochemistry. Applicants who speak English as a 2nd language must have adequate command of English, with an IELTS score of 7, with at least 6.5 in all elements. Students should have completed their degree not more than 5 years before their proposed entry to this Masters.

Course modules

Modules include: Year 1: principles of dietetics for pgs; applied research methods and design; professional studies; public health; professional body module: health sociology; specialist dietetics for pgs; clinical science for pgs; professional body module: health psychology; placement 1. Year 2: placement 2; clinical practice; placement 3; clinical practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on examination and/or assignment; all the modules are externally assessed; the clinical training placements have to be successfully completed to proceed and graduate. Including a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 30 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 30 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044