Advanced Dietetic Practice (MSc)

University of Nottingham the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
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All study options

About Advanced Dietetic Practice at University of Nottingham

This programme will give you the opportunity to develop critical thinking, problem solving and reflective practice skills at one of the University's most successful schools.

Continuing your professional development is not only a requirement for ongoing registration with the Health Professions Council but is increasingly recognised as important by government, professional bodies and the public sector. The University of Nottingham has been a recognised provider of the British Dietetic Association's (BDA) Masters in Advanced Dietetic Practice programme since 2008. This postgraduate qualification has been designed to meet the BDA's requirements of both work-based learning and research skills.

Practitioners who aspire to become increasingly competent professionals must develop the ability to evaluate current practice critically, both from the wider professional picture and their individual point of view.

This programme (also available as PGDip, PGCert or as individual modules) offers a sound foundation for professional development on which to build your future success. It has been designed to suit your personal and professional situation, whether that is a single module, a postgraduate certificate, diploma or the complete masters programme.

Please note: this is not a postgraduate pre-registration course for individuals with a first degree now wanting to train as a dietitian, but rather a postgraduate post-registration programme suitable as continuing professional development for dietitians and other healthcare professionals.

Key facts

  • This programme has been specially developed by professionals in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, in the School of Biosciences, one of the University's most successful schools based at the Sutton Bonington Campus.
  • Our dynamic teaching team offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers. You will have the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of the principles of professional development, develop skills of critical thinking, problem solving and reflective practice, and develop practical skills in relation to accepted theories.

Where will I study?

The programme is taught at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus, 20km south of Nottingham. The campus is a 25 minute bus or car journey to University Park Campus, with connections to Nottingham City. The campus is only 4.5 Km from the new East Midlands Parkway railway station at Ratcliffe on Soar with direct links to London) 90 mins, Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, Leicester and Sheffield.

Student support and guidance

Following acceptance on to the course, each student will have the opportunity to discuss their individual needs with members of the course team resulting in an agreed plan of study. All students will be allocated a Personal Tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support throughout the course. Information on University provisions for student support will be given to each student.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study21 month
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study21 month
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

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