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
- health and social care settings
- NHS acute, primary care and mental health settings
- public health
- wellbeing and health promotion
- service user organisations
- the food industry
- higher education
- independent 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 Applied Nutrition Support Creating Original Practice Dietetic Practice In Long Term Conditions Evaluating Research Methodologies Nutrition And Food Composition Practice Experience A Practice Experience B1 Professional Practice Understanding Complexity In Practice Final year Compulsory modules Complexity In Dietetic Practice Evaluating Complexity In Practice Leadership In Public Health Nutrition Practice Experience B2 Practice Experience C
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. **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. **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 **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. **Pre-course Day** After completing the above professional checks, if you reside in the UK it is important for you to make every reasonable attempt to attend a Pre-Course Day event to undertake the next stage of the professional requirements for your course. The pre-course day is also a good opportunity to meet fellow applicants on the health & social care courses who will be starting their studies at the same time as you, as well as some current students and teaching staff.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 with no components below 6.5.|
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 point of registration, for international applicants IELTS must reveal no components below 6.5.
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Fees and funding
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