Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Dietetics

Dietetics is the management of diseases that are amenable to dietary intervention and the prevention of nutrition related disorders; a dietitian influences food selection and eating behaviour of an individual based on specific nutritional or food requirements; this course takes students through a clinical and health promotion-focused course and includes 3 blocks of integrated practice placements within a hospital and/or primary care settings.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree normally 2.1 (or above) with a significant emphasis on human biochemistry and physiology; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with no individual component below 6.5.

Course modules

Modules including: food and nutrition; principles of nutrition science; clinical sciences; therapeutic interventions; professional studies; professional practice; evaluation of practice; pharmacology and pharmacogenetics; practice placements; dissertation (Msc only).

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used across the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 22 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 22 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 22 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 22 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 22 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 22 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,990 per Year 1 (International) 19 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 19 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 19 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 19 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (EU) 19 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 19 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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