Full time See Course PGDip, MSc MSc 1 year full time, Pg Dip 2 years full time
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Are you passionate about nutrition and interested in becoming a registered Dietitian? Look no further! Our Dietetics programme, approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Dietetic Association, offers both a Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) and a Master's degree (MSc) option. The PgD involves academic modules aligned with the BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics programme, as well as practical training placements within the NHS. Successful completion leads to eligibility for HCPC registration. The MSc is for those who have already achieved a PgD in Dietetics and includes a self-directed research dissertation. Join us and become a critically thinking and reflective professional in this rewarding field.

About the course

Both the PgD and MSc Dietetics degrees are approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and are also accredited by the British Dietetic Association.

During the programme students are educated to be responsive practitioners, able to adapt to the changing needs of society. The course is designed to produce critically thinking and reflective professionals who have comprehensive theoretical knowledge, along with a spirit of enquiry and an analytical and creative approach to problem solving.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have an honours degree (1st class or 2:1) in human nutrition, or a degree that includes nutrition in the awards title, with sufficient emphasis on physiology and biochemistry (40 credits in total required, with at least 20 credits in human physiology and 20 credits in human biochemistry).

Eligibility for the course is a having obtained a PgDip in Dietetics qualification and also current registration with the HCPC. If your PgDip wasn't undertaken at Cardiff Met, you will need to submit an RPL form, so you can transfer your PgDip credits.


As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study.

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