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King's College London

Dietetics MSc, PG Dip

Waterloo Campus
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Rank: 14 (UKEAS)

Location: Waterloo Campus

Website: www.kcl.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 24 months


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Description

King's College London, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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).

Requirements

Entry requirements

BSc in Nutrition (minimum of 2:1 or equivalent) or MSc in Nutrition (minimum of merit, 60%, or equivalent). The BSc Nutrition or MSc Nutrition should include a considerable component of nutrition, in particular nutritional sciences, and should be in a broad range of aspects (e.g. not mostly public health nutrition or mostly sports nutrition). In addition, for those entering with a BSc Nutrition this should include considerable biological sciences (e.g. biochemistry and physiology) and for those entering with an MSc Nutrition there should be considerable biological sciences from previous academic qualifications (e.g. BSc Biochemistry, BSc Physiology, BSc Biomedical Sciences or similar). In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (7.0, All in 6.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for King's College London.

About this university

International students

There are some 7000 students from outside the UK attending the university from around 150 different countries. As well as the Student Union there are also other facilities on offer to help adjust to life in the UK including the English Language Centre and help with legal paperwork such as visas, money and fees advice and general assistance with getting settled in. The London Student's Union, which later became the King's College London Students Union was founded back in 1873 and has claims to be the oldest in Europe. It provides students with a vast range of activities outside the classroom including over 50 different sports clubs and some 200 activity groups. It operates two bars, a shop and a gym on campus. Its student media came in the top three in the country and has an award winning website. In 2011, the union was responsible for the first student-led think tank in London, which has a membership of around 2000, making it the largest of its kind in Europe. It covers seven different policy areas and assists in lobbying politicians, NGO's and other policymakers. It also produces a peer-reviewed journal each September called The Spectrum.

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