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Clinical Nutrition MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Clinical Nutrition MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nutrition

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Summary

Gain the essential skillsets as a nutritionist to help improve people’s health and well-being in the context of the malnutrition, obesity, metabolic response to injury and chronic disease.

This was the first MSc in Clinical Nutrition to be established in the UK and has gained an international reputation, attracting students from around the world. You will consider the patient’s journey from birth to extreme age in the context of the metabolic response to injury or to chronic disease. The course is designed for all members of nutrition support teams and is also suitable for students who wish to pursue clinically-based nutrition research.

After establishing a firm foundation in physiology and the biochemistry of nutrition, this course will cover the nutritional management for clinical conditions such as gastro-enteral problems, long-term disablement and intensive care. It also includes a focus on nutrition support in paediatric, adult, older adult and critically ill patients.

This course is perfect for nutrition support teams or those who want to pursue a career or a doctorate in clinically-based nutrition. The course will provide an important insight into contemporary developments in clinical nutrition for a wide range of healthcare professionals. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Career options

Nutritionist (public sector, private commercial or independent), public health nutritionist, academia research/teaching, commercial research, NHS (various roles) and local and central government (roles in policy and health promotion). In addition, many students are already health professionals and study the course as part of their career development and specialisation.

Different course options

Full time | University of Roehampton | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

The Nutrition Support module is designed to facilitate an advanced understanding of the processes, which inform methods of nutrition support and to gain a critical awareness of the quality of evidence behind the interventions in various settings and disease states. As the field of clinical nutrition continues to be changing and developing at a rapid pace the key skills to access, interpret and critically evaluate current literature are integral to this module. This module is designed to assist students in career progression and incorporating research into future roles.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,265

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,978

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Entry on to this course requires an undergraduate degree in a related discipline. If you are unsure if your degree qualifies please contact us. You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.

University information

Located in south-west London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acre parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities, located within 30 minutes of central London. The University has a history dating back over 175 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research...more

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