Dietetics at Robert Gordon University - UCAS

Course summary

As a Dietician you will be a registered health professional who uses knowledge about food, science and the human body in health and disease to educate and give practical advice to patients, colleagues, clients, carers and the general public. You will have the ability to work with patients to change lives, and contribute to the welfare of society. This course will allow you to extend your competence, knowledge and skills beyond those required of an entry-level practitioner in order to enhance your employability and prospects, and support the public health agenda. You will develop skills in empowering individuals, groups and communities to change diet and lifestyle behaviours, and will practice your skills through simulated and inter-professional learning opportunities. Uniquely, you will have the chance to select an elective module, and to earn additional qualifications as you complete the course. This course is now a Master’s programme which was re-accredited from a BSc (Hons) ranked 1st in the UK for Food Science - The Complete University Guide, 2019 League Table, published in 2018.

How to apply

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Main Site - Aberdeen
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)7Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 7.0 overall, with no component lower than 6.5, or an equivalent.

These are the requirements of the HCPC and supersede the standard University English Language requirements.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £6930* Year 1
EU £6930* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £6930* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6930* Year 1
Wales £6930* Year 1
Channel Islands £6930* Year 1
International £16490* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The cost of books that you may wish to purchase Costs associated with your placement / study abroad Accommodation and Living costs Printing £20 (approximately) for lab coat, safety glasses, kitchen safety whites At the beginning of your course and during all practice placements you are required to purchase and wear an official uniform. If you are a student from Scotland, this uniform will be paid for by the Scottish Government. All other students (the rest of the UK (RUK) and international students) will have to purchase a tunic at £5.59 each and trousers at £7.04 each. Where uniforms become damaged or for any other reason unsuitable, you are responsible for the cost of the replacement. Students from out with Scotland (the rest of the UK (RUK) and for any international students) must pay for PVG membership - £59 (new member) or £18 (existing member) as well as health checks which are variable depending on needs, but online screening is essential £22.70 Online Health Screening - £22.70 Additional Health Screening - £48.70/£72.20 Hepatitis B Vaccination x 3 - £26.60 each Hepatitis B Blood Titre Test - £32.00 TB Mantoux Test/BCG Vaccination - £33.00/£24.00 MMR Vaccination x 2 - £22.45 each MMR Blood Test - £31.00 Varicella Blood Test /Vaccination - £21.00/£33.00
Dietetics at Robert Gordon University - UCAS