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Dietetics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Musselburgh, United Kingdom
This four-year integrated Dietetics course from Queen Margaret University will give you the theoretical understanding and practical skills that you will need to build a rewarding career as a dietitian. 
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Overview

Practice placements are an integral part of the course and allow students to put their theoretical knowledge into practice.

Dietetics is a fascinating field that focuses on the management and prevention of nutrition-related disorders at an individual, group and population level. Dietitians are the only regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutrition-related problems at an individual and wider public health level.

Why QMU?

You’ll be taught by experienced registered dietitians and other staff who are professionally and research active. Their applied research and professional links inform the teaching on the course keeping it up to date with current thinking in the field.

Learn real-world skills on placements within a health and social care setting and on other practice-based opportunities with voluntary organisations.

Throughout the Dietetics course from Queen Margaret University there is a strong emphasis on developing communication, team working and leadership skills supported by academic and student services to help individuals fulfill their potential.

Careers

Most graduates elect to work within various healthcare settings, including the NHS. Others work in health education, health promotion, general practice, private healthcare and government advisory posts. Some graduates apply for the opportunity to study for a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiology
  • Contextualising You and Your Profession
  • Food, Lifestyle and Society
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Food Science/ Evidence-Based Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Scottish Higher: Standard - BBBC , Minimum - BCCC
  • A Level: AB
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points
  • International: IELTS of 7.0 with no element lower than 6.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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