**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:
- Gain a unique understanding of nutrition, food composition, diet and metabolism.
- Learn through academic study and practice-based learning experiences.
- Become eligible for registration with the HCPC, which is compulsory for practising dietitians in the UK.
- practice placements (three part-time and one full-time) in a variety of health and social care settings
- academic study and coursework
- group discussion
- a substantial final year project or dissertation focusing on researching practice
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 Compulsory modules Module:Applied Nutrition Support Credits:15 Module:Creating Original Practice Credits:45 Module:Dietetic Practice In Long Term Conditions Credits:15 Module:Evaluating Research Methodologies Credits:15 Module:Nutrition And Food Composition Credits:15 Module:Practice Experience A Credits:- Module:Practice Experience B1 Credits:- Module:Professional Practice Credits:15 Module:Understanding Complexity In Practice Credits:15 Final year Compulsory modules Module:Complexity In Dietetic Practice Credits:15 Module:Evaluating Complexity In Practice Credits:15 Module:Leadership In Public Health Nutrition Credits:15 Module:Practice Experience B2 Credits:- Module:Practice Experience C Credits:-
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
- British Dietetic Association
First degree, normally at level 2:1 or above in a relevant science subject, such as biological or health sciences, nutrition, sport and exercise science. Human physiology and biochemistry should be studied to level 5 or equivalent in first degree. Experience of research or knowledge of research methods. GCSE English and Maths C (Grade 4) or equivalent. For international applicants IELTS 7.0 with no components below 6.0. Applicants must have a good command of written and spoken English on entry to the course. Please note, upon successful completion of the course graduates are eligible for registration with the Health Care and Professions Council. At the point of registration, for international applicants, IELTS must reveal no components below 6.5. Helping your application succeed Experience Experience of interacting with members of the public from a range of backgrounds in different settings is essential when applying to a health or social care course. This is so you will have an understanding of the diversity of the population who access health and social care. It is important to be able to understand and explain how your experiences relate to the activities and qualities which are required for the profession at your interview. Reference You must provide a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution. Interview If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an online interview. To confirm your identity on the day please bring a valid form of photo ID with you, preferably a passport or photo driving licence. View our interview guidance to ensure you understand the interviews process and how you can prepare for this. Course enrolment - professional requirements Before enrolling you must fully declare the following information on the pre-admission declaration form provided during the admissions process: unfiltered criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on unfiltered offences please see the Disclosure and Barring Service website. involvement in disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or education establishments involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations enrolment on a health or social work professional course at another University In addition Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Criminal Record Check you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record check prior to or during the enrolment week of your course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. you will need to present valid identity documents (PDF) (PDF, 38.1KB) as part of the application process if you have lived outside of the UK for more than six consecutive months in the last five years you must provide an overseas criminal record check. Further information on obtaining an overseas criminal record check. where your DBS Enhanced Disclosure certificate contains any recorded information you must present this to the Professional Issues Team within ten working days of receipt of the certificate. Occupational Health Screening You will need to undertake occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. As part of this assessment you are expected to provide all relevant, truthful and accurate information to ensure a safe environment for yourself and service users. Immunisations You must undertake a programme of immunisations as required by the Department of Health and meet the immunisation and immunity requirements of placement providers. This will be provided by the University free of charge. Please obtain details of your immunisation history from your doctor so you can submit this during your Occupational Health Screening.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 with no components below 6.5.|
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