What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades AB from A Level - usually Biology or Chemistry and one other science. (Biology or Chemistry).
Grades BBCC from Higher ? normally Biology and Chemistry. One other Science also preferred (may include Mathematics or Home Economics) at Higher. We can also consider Advanced Highers Chemistry.Biology and
Biology and Chemistry (both must be at higher level)
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers15%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£1,820
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Dietetics focuses on the clinical management of disease and the prevention of nutrition-related disorders at an individual or population level. The course is a scientific programme of studies that takes you through a clinically and practically-focused study of disease, health, food and nutrition. The course prepares you for work as a dietician in a variety of settings.
Year 1: Core modules: cell biology and genetics; human physiology; biochemistry; interprofessional education; microbiology; nutrition; key investigative skills; health psychology and sociology. Year 2: Core modules: human physiology and pharmacology; biochemistry and metabolism; systems biology; immunology; nutrition; food science; interprofessional education. Year 3: Core modules: clinical sciences; therapeutic dietetics; professional studies; applied nutrition; epidemiology and health; public health practice. Year 4: Core modules: research processes; honours project; research and communication.
Queen Margaret University Edinburgh is one of the newest universities in the country. QMU combines a relevant education, a high standard of living, a great student experience and a phenomenal employability rate to create a unique university for the 6,000 students who study here. Nearly 80% of our student population is female, all enjoying what Edinburgh has to offer as a top student city.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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