Dietetics (Pre-registration) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Our course aims to develop leaders in contemporary dietetic practice. Your academic and clinical practice learning is integrated in a stepped way, preparing you for the workplace through clinical cases and placement learning. Successful completion of the dietetics degree entitles you to apply for Health and Professions Council (HCPC) registration as a Dietitian. You’ll learn practical skills through work-based placements with our North West healthcare partners and simulations within purpose-built assessment facilities. Our programme uses real-world case studies, which will equip you with the clinical and professional skills you need for the workplace. You’ll be taught by our HCPC registered dietitians with a wide range of experience in clinical practice and research, alongside other nutrition and health professionals. Your learning is closely linked with other Allied Health Professions (AHP) and Nutrition courses and linked to research teams in both Nutritional Sciences and Applied Food Safety Studies and Allied Health. This award is approved by the Health & Care Professions Council and accredited by the British Dietetic Association. Individuals are eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a registered Dietitian and to apply for full membership with the British Dietetic Association. Why study with us Learn from specialists in a range of clinical and research areas as well as Visiting Trust staff to offer you bespoke teaching to support your learning Undertake valuable work-based placements which are ensured through our strong links with North West healthcare partners so that you’re work-ready on graduation Gain pre-placement essential dietetic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours through simulation-based learning including clinical, community, virtual and multidisciplinary scenarios


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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:2 first degree or above which includes biochemistry and human physiology to level 5 or equivalent, as well as research skills and methodology. English and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 for above (or equivalent) For applicants where English is not their first language, we will accept an IELTS examination score of at least 7.0 with no element below 6.5. This course will involve you working with vulnerable groups of individuals, including children. In order to ensure that the University offers places on their programmes to suitable candidates you will be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB). Occupational Heath clearance is required. Applicants will also be assessed through their personal statement and a values-based recruitment event including an interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

UK Full Time - £11,000 per year International Full Time - £14,250 per year
Dietetics (Pre-registration) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS