Good nutrition is key in preventing ill health such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. You will explore how to use dietary interventions to support the healthy lifestyle of groups and individuals.
Undergraduate Courses (2)
Dietitians strive to provide the best possible nutritional care for clients with acute and chronic health conditions. Learn to interpret and communicate the science of nutrition and how to use dietary manipulation and food to treat disease and optimise health. You will gain practical experience in our modern health science, clinical skills and catering laboratories. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a dietitian with the Health & Care Professions Council.
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Nutrition plays a key part in the promotion of good health and the primary prevention of diet-related illness in communities and populations. You will learn how to become a critically reflective practitioner throughout this science-based course, and gain practical experience in our state-of-the-art health science and catering laboratories. You will undertake work-based placements where you will be able to apply your expertise and refine your practical skills, and you will have the option of undertaking a sandwich placement in year three.
3 Years (plus 1 placement year)
Postgraduate Courses (4)
Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian.
Dietitians can make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. We will provide you with the knowledge and professional skills required to become a qualified dietitian.
Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By analysing how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of current issues, enabling you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutrition-related roles around the world.
If you are working as a support worker or assistant practitioner, our course will develop your knowledge of dietetics, nutrition, public health and social care.