University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

This course 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.

In this course, you will 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. 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. 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.

You will have access to our state-of-the art facilities and excellent laboratories including a food lab complete with sensory analysis tasting booths and specialist laboratories for physiology, microbiology and computing. This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. 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. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Start Date:

Study period is between 2-4 years..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,095 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,095 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,670 Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have an undergraduate degree in a related discipline.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: IELTS score of 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; Cambridge Proficiency Certificate: Overall : 176, Listening : 162, Reading : 162, Speaking : 162, Writing : 162; Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Overall : 169, Listening : 162, Reading : 162, Speaking : 162, Writing : 162.