School of Biosciences
Sensory Science training course

Clinical Nutrition

Designed for dietitians and clinical nutritionists, who are looking to increase or update their knowledge and skills in the specific area that they work in, or those who wish to explore new areas and develop a broader skills-set. 

You will learn the underlying principles and evidence base, defining concepts, theories and methods, and the current knowledge and development of the subject, within a research-led environment. Please see the Clinical Nutrition MSc handbook for further information: Course handbook MSc Clin Nut final 2021.docx

Available Modules

 

Obesity Management

(BIOS4048, 20 credits)

To enable participants to enhance their knowledge and skills in obesity management and to explore the underpinning evidence base. 

 

Gastroenterology (and Nutritional Management) 

(BIOS4072, 20 credits)

To enable participants to further their knowledge and understanding of the current trends and evidence base underpinning the nutritional management of people with gastrointestinal diseases. 

 

Research Skills in Nutrition

(BIOS4065, 20 credits)

The aim of the module is to prepare you for your research project. The module is compulsory and taken by all students.

 

Nutrition and Diabetes  

(BIOS4062, 20 credits)

To enable participants to further their knowledge and understanding of the current trends and evidence base underpinning the nutritional management of people with diabetes for them to achieve the competencies required to support more specialist nutritional and dietetic skills dependent on their base-line knowledge. 

 

Paediatric Nutrition

(BIOS4057, 20 credits)

To provide a comprehensive understanding of the role of diet of infants and young children and their requirements in health and disease. The treatment of disease with nutritional and dietetic therapy including obesity, diabetes, coeliac disease, allergy, cystic fibrosis, faltering growth, cancer, and nutritional support.

 

Nutrition Support

(BIOS4047, 20 credits)

This module examines nutrition support strategies and provides dietitians and other health care professionals with the skills and knowledge to design, assess and monitor enteral and parenteral feeding regimens both on the general wards and in specialist areas such as critical care, renal disease and in straightforward children’s conditions. The module focuses on critical appraisal and evidence based dietetic practice.

 

Public Health Nutrition 

(BIOS4070, 20 credits)

Building on basic knowledge of epidemiology, this module will explore relationships between diet, health, and disease in human populations. An appreciation of these techniques will be used as the basis for in-depth exploration of current major public health priorities. The module will take a life-course approach to explain and develop the concepts of human health and disease as affected by diet, dietary components and interacting factors.

 

How to apply

To apply please follow:

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/how-to-apply/apply-online.aspx

 Please select Biosciences ‘No Award-USC-BIOSCI-Semester’ (code U7PBIOSCN6).

  • You don’t need to provide references or a personal statement.
  • Please indicate in the personal statement section which module you wish to undertake.
  • You will need to upload your transcript unless you are a Nottingham alumnus (in which case please indicate this).
  • The fee for 2021/22 is £1,166 for UK students and £2,944 for non-UK students. Please indicate in the personal statement section if you or your employer is paying for the module.

 

School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Nr Loughborough
LE12 5RD, UK

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