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Main entry requirements
at least two science-based subjects at A level (chemistry essential; biology preferred as second science subject, but other science subject can be food technology/home economics, geography, IT, maths, physics, physical education or psychology) and an additional A level or equivalent. A pass is required in science practicals where taken. Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.
This qualification is only accepted in combination with two Scottish Advanced Highers at grades AA-AB in two science-based subjects (chemistry essential; biology preferred as second science subject, but other science subject can be food technology/home economics, geography, IT, maths, physics, physical education or psychology).
In two science-based subjects (chemistry essential; biology preferred as second science subject, but other science subject can be food technology/home economics, geography, IT, maths, physics, physical education or psychology). This qualification is only accepted in combination with five Scottish Highers at grades AABBB-ABBBB.
Science-based BTECs accepted. Please contact the School direct to check modules covered and grades required.
Including specified grades in two science-based subjects (chemistry essential; biology preferred as second science subject, but other science subject can be food technology/home economics, geography, IT, maths, physics, physical education or psychology) at Higher Level and English language.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-147 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers29%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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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We take a holistic approach to nutrition and dietetics; therefore you will study clinical skills alongside professionalism, education methods, communication skills, psychology, and public health. This is complemented with the development of practical skills through three clinical placements which take place in dietetic departments throughout the East Midlands and South Yorkshire. This means that you will be studying alongside your future colleagues, gaining valuable insights into your future career and benefiting from their expertise in different aspects of nutrition and dietetics. You will graduate with accreditation from The British Dietetic Association and approval from the Health and Care Professions Council, making you eligible to register as a dietitian in the UK.
In year one you will develop an understanding of the roles and skills required of a registered dietitian and study relevant science subjects including nutrition and biochemistry. You will undertake a short clinical placement, normally four weeks, in the summer vacation. In the second year you will continue to develop your background knowledge of basic and applied sciences, as well as practical and clinical skills. Year three explores various aspects including public health and research skills. A 12-week summer vacation placement develops core clinical skills. In your final year you will undertake an advanced dietetic practice module and your research project. A further 12-week clinical placement will consolidate your skills prior to applying for registration as a dietitian.
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