University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Clinical Nutrition

This programme provides health professionals with specialist knowledge and training in clinical nutrition and is designed for doctors, nurses and pharmacists. Students gain an in-depth, evidence-based knowledge of clinical nutrition and have the opportunity to undertake clinical case studies. The teaching programme is given in the form of lectures, practical sessions, debates, case studies, team work tasks, self-directed learning, seminars and tutorials. Additional material and electronic resources such as quizzes, online chats and teaching videos are available on moodle, the University's virtual learning environment, to support and enhance students' learning experience.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a clinical health professional and therefore have a degree in medicine, nursing or pharmacy from an institution recognised by the University Court. If applicants apply for Clinical Nutrition but are ineligible, they are considered for Human Nutrition with specialisation in Clinical Nutrition. Applicants are required to provide 2 references, a full degree transcript and a personal statement with their application.

Course modules

Core courses: food and nutrient requirements and nutrition through the lifecycle; digestion, absorption and nutritional metabolism; dietary and nutritional assessment; public health and eating behaviour; clinical nutrition specialisation; clinical case studies dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc (MedSci) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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