Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University


The combination of academic and clinical practice learning activities throughout the course will enable students to develop a patient-centred approach and equip them with the knowledge and skills to become a professional dietitian. Students will acquire an evidence-based and critical approach to dietetic practice, together with developing effective team work and communication skills.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.1 (or equivalent) in a subject containing a substantial proportion (about 30 per cent) of human physiology and biochemistry. IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent). We do not expect all our applicants to have visited a dietetic department but if you are fortunate enough to have experience of speaking with a dietitian or visiting a dietetic team, then it is appropriate to include this in your personal statement.

Course modules

Modules include: Nutrition through the life cycle; dietetics integrated with physiology/biochemistry; food science; nutrition and public health; counselling psychology; clinical education placements.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used to enhance transferable skills and these include: Essay submissions; oral presentations; exams; literature reviews.

Sponsorship information

Part funded by SAAS.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 6,510 per Whole course (home fees) 20 months
PgDip Full-time £ 11,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 20 months
PgDip Full-time £ 6,510 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 20 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630