B.Sc. On Campus

Dietetics (Hons)

Ulster University

48 months
15360 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Dietetics (Hons) programme offered at Ulster University produces graduates who are eligible to apply for registration as a Dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). 


Dietetics (Hons) programme offered at Ulster University therefore includes the study of the science of nutrition and dietetics, the supportive sciences of chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, biology, immunology, genetics, pharmacology, pathology, food science, epidemiology and statistics, as well as inputs from the social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, communication and management.

The number of places available on the dietetics course is limited by the availability of dietetics clinical placements.


  • Community Dietitian
  • Acute Dietitian
  • Research Dietitian
  • Industry
  • Health communication
  • Health Promotion
  • Academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioanalysis for Nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology & Anatomy
  • Medical Cell Biology
  • Chemistry and Pharmacology
  • Biostatistics and study skills for nutrition
  • Psychology Applied to Health
  • Clinical biochemistry
  • Pathophysiology
  • Immunology
  • Food science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level Grades BBB 
  • Science-based BTECs only 
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Overall International Baccalaureate profile minimum 26 points to include at least 13 at higher level and to include two subjects from Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Home Economics at Higher level.
  • Access to Higher Education (HE) Pass Access course with an overall mark of 65% to include a minimum of 65% in all level 3 modules
  • GCSE
  • English Language Requirements
  • Pass HND with overall Merit to include 60 distinctions in level 5 credits/units may be specified
  • Pass HNC with overall Distinction to include 90 distinctions in level 4 credits/units may be specified

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • fully funded by the Department of Health for students resident in Northern Ireland and from the Republic of Ireland (excluding England, Scotland, Wales and EU)

Living costs for Coleraine

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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