Dietetics

Master

In Lambeth

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Master

  • Location

    Lambeth

Description

The Dietetics study programme aims to equip graduates who already have a BSc or MSc in Nutrition with the knowledge, skills and professional attitudes required to practise as a Registered Dietitian.
The course information sheet is a printable version of the information on this web page, which you can download here.

Key benefits
We are Europe's largest centre for medical and professional healthcare education.
You will undertake 28 weeks of practice placements in a variety of settings.
Unique opportunities to attend meetings at the Royal Society of Medicine Forum on Food and Health.
King’s College London is ranked 16th in the world for Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health (Times Higher Education 2017 subject ranking).
You will be eligible to apply for Registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Facilities

Location

Starts

Lambeth (London)
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Stamford St, SE1 9NH

Starts

On request

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Subjects

  • Dietetics
  • healthcare

Course programme

Year 1

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take:

  • MSc – modules totalling 285 credits

  • PG Diploma – modules totalling 225 credits

Required Modules

Dietetics MSc Pathway

  • Diet Therapy (30 credits)
  • Communication & Health Promotion (15 credits)
  • Advanced Diet Therapy & Medicine (15 credits)
  • Public Health and Healthcare Systems (15 credits)
  • Professional Practice (15 credits)
  • Principles of Clinical Science and Therapeutics (15 credits)
  • Food Service & Catering Management (15 credits)
  • Research Project (60 credits)

You are also required to complete three full-time practice placements during the course:

  • Placement 1 (15 credits)
  • Placement 2 (45 credits)
  • Placement 3 (45 credits)

Dietetics Postgraduate Diploma Pathway

  • Diet Therapy (30 credits)
  • Communication & Health Promotion (15 credits)
  • Advanced Diet Therapy & Medicine (15 credits)
  • Public Health and Healthcare Systems (15 credits)
  • Professional Practice (15 credits)
  • Principles of Clinical Science and Therapeutics (15 credits)
  • Food Service & Catering Management (15 credits)

You are also required to complete three full-time practice placements during the course:

  • Placement 1 (15 credits)
  • Placement 2 (45 credits)
  • Placement 3 (45 credits)

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest that you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Optional Modules

Dietetics

Price on request