London Metropolitan University
Dietetics and Nutrition
You will be required to have an upper second honours degree in a suitable science subject including biomedical science, human nutrition, nutritional science, biochemistry, physiology, human biology and pharmacology. A substantive component of biochemistry and human physiology is required, including cell biology concerning cell structure and intracellular activities, concepts of cell theory, an understanding of the fundamentals of biological chemistry required for the study of biosciences at a higher level, key biochemical molecules and their role in cellular activities, and physiological processes concentrating on the organ and systems level. Normally successful applicants have studied this at Level 5 in their degree. A nutritional studies component at degree level covering the basis of nutritional science including macro- and micro-nutrients and their role in the diet, the nutritional composition of foods, and the links between diet and disease is also required.
Year 1 modules include: Advanced Pathology and Clinical Management of Disease, Assessment of Nutritional Status, Nutrition, Food Science and Catering, Placement 1, Placement 2, Placement 3, Postgraduate Integrated Clinical Dietetics 1 (Groups), Postgraduate Integrated Clinical Dietetics 2 (Individuals), Preparation for Placement, and Public Health and Epidemiology.
Assessment of the course is by a combination of coursework and examination.
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