Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Surrey - UCAS

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Course summary

Why choose this course -Study a research-led curriculum on a course ranked 2nd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2023, 2nd in the UK by The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 and with an over 90% satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2022. -Access our £12.5 million Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory and use equipment found in NHS research facilities. -Complete three integrated clinical placements in the NHS to acquire a wealth of practical experience, under the supervision of qualified dietitians. -Learn from lecturers who’ve been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017 for Further and Higher Education, in recognition of their research excellence in the field of food and nutrition. -Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to work as a dietitian once you’ve graduated. What you will study On this course, you’ll learn to help prevent and treat disease as a registered dietitian, responding to the diverse needs of patients, families and carers, within a variety of settings. You’ll understand how food intake and dietary requirements can be altered by illness and you’ll be able to translate nutritional science and information about food, into practical dietary advice. This advice can be aimed at the general public to promote health or in a clinical environment to treat a wide range of medical disorders. In your first two years of this course, you’ll study a variety of topics, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. At the end of your first year, you’ll complete your first NHS clinical placement. In your third year, you’ll complete another two placements, each lasting up to 12 weeks. In your fourth year, you’ll have the choice to specialise further in an area of personal interest and you’ll also complete a research project, bringing together all the practical, analytical, and presentation skills you’ve developed.

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B401
Institution code:
S85
Campus name:
Stag Hill
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account qualifications achieved, predicted grades, personal statement and academic reference. Conditional offers are specified in terms of required grades; we do not make offers in terms of overall UCAS tariff. We understand that predicted grades are an estimate and will consider applicants who have predicted grades that are a little lower than our published requirement. Any offers we make will align with the grades shown above unless a grade reduction can be offered under our Contextual Admissions policy or our In2Surrey scheme. Details can be found here: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/schools-colleges/contextual-admissions-policy Applicants with a mixed qualification profile (e.g. those taking A-levels and BTEC qualifications) are encouraged to contact [email protected] for guidance on the grades accepted.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)77.0 overall with 7.0 in each element

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2024/25: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/undergraduate-2024-entry

Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/scholarships-and-bursaries for more details.

Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Surrey - UCAS