University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

Summary

Gain the essential skillsets as a nutritionist to help improve people?s health and well-being in the context of the malnutrition, obesity, metabolic response to injury and chronic disease.

This was the first MSc in Clinical Nutrition to be established in the UK and has gained an international reputation, attracting students from around the world. You will consider the patient?s journey from birth to extreme age in the context of the metabolic response to injury or to chronic disease. The course is designed for all members of nutrition support teams and is also suitable for students who wish to pursue clinically-based nutrition research.

After establishing a firm foundation in physiology and the biochemistry of nutrition, this course will cover the nutritional management for clinical conditions such as gastro-enteral problems, long-term disablement and intensive care. It also includes a focus on nutrition support in paediatric, adult, older adult and critically ill patients.

This course is perfect for nutrition support teams or those who want to pursue a career or a doctorate in clinically-based nutrition. The course will provide an important insight into contemporary developments in clinical nutrition for a wide range of healthcare professionals. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Career options

Nutritionist (public sector, private commercial or independent), public health nutritionist, academia research/teaching, commercial research, NHS (various roles) and local and central government (roles in policy and health promotion). In addition, many students are already health professionals and study the course as part of their career development and specialisation.

Start Date:

Study period is between 2-4 years..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,265 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,978 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,265 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Entry on to this course requires an undergraduate degree in a related discipline. If you are unsure if your degree qualifies please contact us. You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.
  • International entry requirements: Entry on to this course requires an undergraduate degree in a related discipline. If you are unsure if your degree qualifies please contact us. You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. English Language Qualifications approved as Secure English Language Tests (SELTS) for immigration purposes: IELTS Academic 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band. TOEFL Internet Based Test: Overall: 89; Reading: 18; Writing: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 20. Pearson Test of English: 59 overall with no less than 51 in any band.