Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Worcester - UCAS

Course summary

Overview Through a combination of practice and theory, this course will prepare you to work as a registered dietitian in a diverse range of settings and careers, including clinically within a hospital or primary care setting, careers in public health or health promotion, employability within the food industry, in research or academia, in the media, or in private practice. Dietitians use a person-centred approach to empower people to make appropriate lifestyle choices and dietary changes to prevent, treat or manage health and disease. Dietitians are unique utilising enhanced communication and nutritional counselling skills to translate the science of nutrition into everyday behaviours to support people to make healthier lifestyle choices. Teaching is delivered by lecturing staff who are experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate about their subject area. The teaching on this course is interactive and designed in a way to deliver relevant and real-world learning through case studies, service user involvement, simulation, and interactive group-based discussions with dietetic students as well as students from other health professions, to learn to work collaboratively and multi-disciplinary. Key features

  • Successful completion of this course will lead to eligibility to apply for HCPC registration as a Dietitian. You will also be able to join the British Dietetic Association as a student member whilst studying on the course
  • Pursue a rewarding career where you can make a difference in people's lives through healthy eating habits and lifestyle modifications
  • You will gain hands-on experience with a variety of service users and industry organisations through innovative placements throughout your degree
  • You will be taught via an integrated skills-based approach to help develop professional practice
  • Practical workshops including kitchen sessions, food science labs and technical anthropometry will enable hands on learning
  • You will be well prepared for clinical placements through simulation events within our clinical skills labs, using mock wards, and on-site community house
  • At Worcester you will establish links with Dietitians throughout the region, ensuring the course is professionally relevant and placements are well supported
  • All home students on this course can apply for a minimum payment from the Government of £5,000 per year, with additional payments for students incurring childcare costs
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • For almost three decades, the University of Worcester has been educating professionals to work in the health and social care sectors, from Nurses and Midwives to Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Paramedics to Physician Associates. Each year, hundreds of professionals graduate from Worcester and go on to make a significant contribution to society. The University’s new medical school welcomed its first cohort of students in September 2023. The Three Counties Medical School will help to address the pressing need for more doctors in this left-behind part of the Country.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Student Outcomes

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Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Worcester - UCAS