Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Advanced Professional Practice in Dietetics

This course is aimed at qualified health practitioners looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in order to advance their professional practice. Designed for registered dieticians, this pathway has a specialist core module in nutritional support in illness-related malnutrition, which focuses on current evidence and rationale for oral, enteral and parenteral intervention in a range of clinical conditions. Students will be primed to become an evidence-based practitioner, ready to manage and lead in dynamic settings.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st degree (BSc Honours at 2.1 or above or European 1st cycle equivalent) in Dietetics. Non UK-based candidates must be recognised as a dietitian within their own country. Applicants who do not have a degree but have appropriate experience related to the programme or to any of the chosen pathways may be eligible to apply. An interview may be necessary and applicants will normally be required to submit a short piece of writing as part of the admissions process. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS minimum of 6.5 in each part.

Course modules

Core modules: Project Design for Research, Applying Evidence to Practice and Research Dissertation. Optional modules include: Dietetic Practice: Supported Study. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01752 585858