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Clinical Nutrition MSc(MedSci)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

You will receive specialist knowledge and training in clinical nutrition especially designed for doctors, nurses and pharmacists. You will also gain in-depth, evidence-based knowledge of clinical nutrition and have the opportunity to undertake clinical case studies.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Growing need for suitable qualified clinical nutritionists who are already qualified health professionals.
  • Receive training in evidence-based nutritional practice for you to expand your knowledge.
  • Opportunities to assess nutritional needs of patients and to discuss the contribution of nutrition to the cause, progress and treatment of their disease.
  • Learn to communicate better, the nutritional aspects of clinical care to health professionals.
  • Reflect on clinical practice and how it can inform local protocols and highlight learning points for your own practice.
  • Highly trained, enthusiastic and experienced staff when it comes to Clinical Nutrition courses.
  • Taught by an international teaching and clinical staff and external experts.
  • Develop a substantial research proposal as a team, gaining valuable skills for future employment.
  • Build a range of transferable skills, for example critical review skills, which are highly sought after within the competitive job market, are integrated and embedded in the programme.
  • Observe clinical work at Yorkhill Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Most of our graduates return to their clinical responsibilities once they have completed the programme.

However, graduates have a thorough grounding in all aspects of nutrition as well as in their specialisation of clinical nutrition and therefore are able to enter employment in:

  • food and health industries
  • public health
  • research
  • health promotion
  • food policy
  • media
  • relief/development work in less developed countries.
  • They are also well equipped to undertake and complete PhDs.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 39

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    211 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    29th

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