King's College London

Course Introduction

Four'year programme leading to a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition & Dietetics, which makes you eligible to apply for Registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council. Integrates robust nutritional sciences with dietetic theory and practice, underpinned by a solid foundation in the core biomedical sciences (e.g. physiology, biochemistry) and professional practice (e.g. communication, ethics) and complemented by three exciting practice placements.

Course Modules

Year 1 core modules: Basic biochemistry for nutrition students; introductory food science and technology; introduction to nutrition; introduction to professional practice; physiological systems; social and psychological studies. Year 2 core modules: Eating habits; reproduction and endocrinology; food service and catering management; metabolism; nutrition and health; research methods for the health sciences. Year 3 core modules: Applied nutrition; communication and health promotion; diet therapy; principles of clinical science and therapeutics. Year 4 core modules: Advanced diet therapy and medicine; dietetics research project; management, health and social policy; third placement (12 weeks from January to April).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • Course specific
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • CRB check required
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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96% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 79%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 85
Studying 10
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 0

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 51%

Total Coursework: 22%

Total Practical: 27%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation