King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London


This course enables students to gain the knowledge, skills and professional attitude necessary to practise as a registered dietitian. Includes modules, practical placements and the MSc also includes a research project. On successful completion you can apply for registration as a dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in nutrition (2.1 or above) or Master�s in nutrition (minimum of merit (60%) or equivalent); applicants should be eligible for home / EU fees status; enrolment is dependent on satisfactory criminal records bureau (CRB) clearance at the enhanced level and an Occupational Health check.

Course modules

Modules include: Food service and diet therapy practicals; case study-based learning; observed structured clinical examination; practice placements.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, presentations, written examinations and portfolio- based placement assessment.

Sponsorship information

The NHS pays the tuition fees of successful UK and EU applicants; UK students are also eligible to apply for means-tested bursaries to contribute to living costs.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 22 months
PgDip Full-time - 17 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Centre at the Guy's Campus
Telephone number: 
020 7848 8393