Clinical Nutrition (Online) at University of Aberdeen - UCAS

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Course summary

Join an online Nutrition degree accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Study the link between diet and health, and how issues of over and undernutrition affect populations today. 10% NHS staff discount. How do we improve our understanding of the relationship between diet and health? Study the clinical and scientific basis of human nutrition:

  • Train in clinical, metabolic and molecular nutrition.
  • Explore issues affecting public health.
  • Learn how to help prevent disease.
This online Masters in Clinical Nutrition is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN). It’s the voluntary regulator for nutritionists and nutrition scientists in the UK. This flexible Clinical Nutrition degree fits around full-time work and lets you set your own study pace. Study with the Rowett Institute Join us online and you’ll learn with the Rowett Institute. It’s been informing government health policy and establishing the link between diet and health for over 100 years. You’ll be joining an institute at the forefront of scientific research into diet-related health and food security issues today.

Modules

Your teaching is delivered through MyAberdeen, our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It holds all the materials, tools and support you’ll need in your studies.  You can access your learning materials on computer, smartphone and laptop, 24 hours a day. You’ll find a range of resources at your fingertips, including: videos and webinars, podcasts, live online teaching sessions, discussion boards with your peers and tutors, online access to our award-winning Sir Duncan Rice Library.  Live teaching sessions are recorded for you to join live, or stream later at a time that suits you.

Assessment method

All assessments are completed and delivered online.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association for Nutrition

How to apply

International applicants

You do not need a visa to study online with us.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 (lower-second) honours degree in Biological Sciences or Life Sciences or equivalent research or field experience. These are our minimum entry requirements. They are given as a guide and do not guarantee entry.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Overall - 6.5 with: Listening - 5.5 or above; Reading - 6.0 or above; Speaking - 5.5 or above; Writing - 6.0 or above. IELTS Indicator or IELTS General Training are not accepted.
TOEFL (iBT)90TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Home Edition: Overall - 90 with: Listening - 17 or above; Reading - 21 or above; Speaking - 20 or above; Writing - 21 or above. DI code is 0818
PTE Academic62Overall - 62 with: Listening - 59 or above; Reading - 59 or above; Speaking - 59 or above; Writing - 59 or above. Online test is not accepted.
Institution's Own TestAcademic English Pre-sessional Programme (PSE) - Pass (valid for 1 year). Academic English Preparation Programme undertaken at other UK HEI - accredited by BALEAP and within 1 year of start of course.
Cambridge English AdvancedCOverall - 176 with: Listening - 162 or above; Reading - 162 or above; Speaking - 162 or above; Writing - 169 or above.

To study for a postgraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write academic English fluently. These skills will allow you to understand lectures, produce high standards of written work, and perform well in examinations. We can assess your English language proficiency through a variety of means: through your nationality, through the qualifications you gained in high school, through the degree you undertook or are undertaking at university, or through a recognised English language test. Postgraduate Higher requirements are used by the Schools of Business; Divinity, History and Philosophy; Education; Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture; Law; and Social Sciences. The MSc in Oil and Gas Enterprise Management and the MSc in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience also make use of the Postgraduate Higher requirements. Please note certification must be within the two years prior to commencement of your degree programme, unless otherwise stated.

Please use the checklist at the following webpage to determine how you can meet our English language requirements:

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/requirements-pg-266.php


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fee information is not yet published for entry in Academic Year 2024/2025. For guidance, the fees on the website are for 2023/24.

Sponsorship information

The University of Aberdeen provides an Alumni Discount Scheme: The University of Aberdeen is very pleased to offer a 20% discount on postgraduate tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with a degree from the University of Aberdeen. NHS staff receive 10% off online postgraduate degrees and short courses offered by our School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition; and our School of Psychology. Discounts are applied during your application process. Only one discount can be used per application. If you are eligible for more than one discount, we will apply the largest discount for you.

Clinical Nutrition (Online) at University of Aberdeen - UCAS