The course provides the opportunity for full academic progression from level 4 to level 5 with an exit point that provides students with a non'clinical qualification; those who stay through to level 6 end with a clinical qualification; the course builds a sound knowledge base in the theory and practice of nutritional therapy, underpinned by the concomitant development of basic medical sciences; the student engages in formative learning in anatomy and physiology and basic biochemistry, as well as the study of named diseases (pathology), as it relates to the field of practice; students develop their practitioner skills through clinical practice, monitored and supervised by experienced qualified and registered nutritional practitioners, who are qualified to degree level and higher.
Level 4: introduction to nutrition and psychoneuroimmunology; macronutrients at work in the body; micronutrients at work in the body; the classification and composition of foods; intestinal microflora in health and disease; nutrition in action. Level 5: metabolic dysfunction in disease; pathophysiology of named conditions; clinical data collection and case interpretation; developing nutritional programmes; case progression strategies; experiential learning in nutritional therapeutics. Level 6: clinical practice; exploring the evidence in nutritional therapy (hons); dissertation (hons).
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£4,195 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£2,055 Academic year. First year home fees|
- Tariff 200
- IELTS 5.5