Clinical Nutrition MSc

 
  

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Qualification
MSc Clinical Nutrition
Duration
1 year full-time
Entry requirements
Candidates will normally be required to be a health or social care professional with 2:2 Honours degree or above.
Other requirements
IELTS
6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

If these grades are not met, English preparatory courses are available
Start date
September
Campus
Sutton Bonington Campus
School/department
Tuition fees
You can find fee information on our fees table.
 

Overview

This course, offered over one to six years on a modular basis, is available for health and social care professionals seeking to develop nutrition as a new specialism within their clinical practice.
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This course is available for students who are health and social care professionals seeking to develop nutrition as a new specialism within their clinical practice. 

The programme is offered over one to six years on a modular basis, so students can complete the diploma or full masters degree to meet their individual continuing professional development needs. 

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.
  • The school is ranked the no.1 research environment in the UK (for agriculture, veterinary and food science) in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework). 97% of our work (in the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science ) was judged to be of international quality. 
  • Our dynamic teaching team offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers.
 

Course details

MSc/PGDip : one year to maximum 6 years part-time for completion, based on obtaining the following credits:

  • Masters 180 credits
  • Diploma 120 credits

Course venue and dates

The programme is taught at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus, 20km south of Nottingham. Sutton Bonington is an easy bus or car journey to University Park Campus and Nottingham city, with free bus service connections between campuses. Two other major UK cities, Derby and Leicester are nearby. East Midlands International Airport is 7Km away, plus there are fast rail links to London close by.

Modules usually run from September to May although some can be completed over one semester.

 
 

Modules

Compulsory modules

  • Research Strategies in Healthcare (20 credits)
  • MSc only: Research Project: work based (60 credits)

Optional modules (20 credits each)

  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Obesity Management
  • Nutrition Management in Gastroenterology 
  • Public Health Nutrition Policy
  • Professional Practice
  • Diabetes 1 and 2
  • Understanding Changing Behaviour
  • Paediatric Nutrition
  • Nutrition Support

Please see the University's module catalogue for module details.

The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.

 
 

Funding

UK/EU students

Please visit the University's postgraduate funding pages.

International and EU students

The University of Nottingham offers a range of masters scholarships for international and EU students from a wide variety of countries and areas of study.

Applicants must receive an offer of study before applying for our scholarships. Please note the closing dates of any scholarships you are interested in and make sure you submit your masters course application in good time so that you have the opportunity to apply for them.

The International Office also provides information and advice for international and EU students on financing your degree, living costs, external sources of funding and working during your studies.

Find out more on our scholarships, fees and finance webpages for international applicants.

 
 

Careers

Average starting salary and career progression

In 2016, 94% of postgraduates in the School of Biosciences who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £24,495 with the highest being £37,000.*

*Known destinations of full-time home undergraduates 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

Career destinations have included biochemists, lecturers, medical scientists and scientific researchers. Companies and organisations our graduates have gone on to work for include Domantis GSK, GE Healthcare, Lonza Biologics, Mars Confectionary, Q Chip and Unilever.

Career prospects and employability

The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers** and 
can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career. 

Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and 
specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills 
workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.

** The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.

 
 
 
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Disclaimer
This online prospectus has been drafted in advance of the academic year to which it applies. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content) are likely to occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for the course where there has been an interval between you reading this website and applying.

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