Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$15,675

Course Overview

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 practice as a Registered Dietitian.

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 17th in the world for Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health (Times Higher Education 2018 subject ranking).
  • You will be eligible to apply for Registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Who should take this course

BSc in Nutrition (minimum of 2:1 or equivalent) or MSc in Nutrition (minimum of merit, 60%, or equivalent).

Accreditation

MSc, PG Dip

Course content

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

You are required to take:

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

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

  • Placement 1, two weeks (15 credits)
  • Placement 2, 12 weeks (45 credits)
  • Placement 3, 14 weeks (45 credits)
    • Dietetics Postgraduate Diploma Pathway

You are required to take:

  • Diet Therapy (30 credits)
  • Health Promotion & Communication studies (15 credits)
  • Advanced Diet Therapy & Medicine (15 credits)
  • Public Health and Healthcare Systems (15 credits)
  • Professional Practice for Dieticians (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, two weeks (15 credits)
  • Placement 2, 12 weeks (45 credits)
  • Placement 3, 14 weeks (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.

Fees:

  • Full time Home/EU fees: MSc -

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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