Clinical Nutrition and Health, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12600
    Tuition (Year)
    5000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Glasgow Caledonian University ,
Ideal for medical doctors, graduates of life sciences & other health professionals who want to improve their knowledge & meet the growing demand for clinical nutrition in health services, local government, food industries, research & development.
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  • Fees and funding

About

There is a growing demand worldwide for highly trained graduates in the field of clinical nutrition and health for positions in the health services, local government, food industries and research and development. Countries all over the world recognise the important role nutrition plays in improving health and preventing disease and have prioritised nutrition and diet within their national health plans.

Most countries worldwide have identified a need to increase the capacity of their nutrition workforce, but few have the resources to provide this in their own country beyond undergraduate level.

The MSc Clinical Nutrition and Health is designed to address this priority. It is aimed at medical doctors, graduates of life sciences (with a strong underpinning in physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, health psychology, food science) and degree level health professionals who want to improve their knowledge of clinical nutrition.

The programme will be of particular interest to overseas students for whom this specialist field of study may not be available in their country of origin. The MSc research project develops your research skills, scientific writing skills and consolidates your knowledge base in clinical nutrition and health.

Employment Opportunities

Career opportunities in this area include working in clinical nutrition, public health, local government, the food industry, food companies, university and industry research departments, as well as further study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Nutrition through the Lifecycle.
  • Integrated Clinical Nutrition Studies
  • Skills for Professional Practice for Health Sciences
  • Applied Clinical Studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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All entry requirements listed here represent the requirements for entry to the programme that are normally sought. The Admissions Team may assess additional evidence to assess your eligibility however, depending upon your full academic/employment background.

Typical Entry Requirements

UK Honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) in medicine, biological sciences, dietetics or nutrition, including evidence of studying human physiology and biochemistry in final years of degree.

Other academic and vocational qualifications

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12600 International
  • GBP 5000 EU/EEA
  • Scotland £5000
  • England, Wales and N. Ireland £5000

Funding

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