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Nutrition and Dietetics PGDip

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Our professional two-year postgraduate degree course will provide you with an award together with eligibility for registration as a dietitian with the HCPC (UK).

Course overview

This accredited professional course will provide you with a postgraduate award in Nutrition and Dietetics together with eligibility for registration as a dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (UK). Our innovative approach, together with an ethos of research and evidence-informed practice, aims to foster your personal and professional development.

Why study this course with us?

Our accredited course is delivered in an innovative way. Academic and placement learning is delivered by experienced academics and practitioners who are all committed to helping you to develop the necessary skills to become an effective dietetic practitioner who contributes to high-quality evidence-based practice.


There are a variety of assessments, including examinations, coursework, and group and individual presentations. Due to the need to achieve professional accreditation and registration, the teaching experience is intensive and student focused. Contact hours vary through the semesters, but you will have around 12 contact hours and 18 hours of self-study per week, including working towards assessments.

Job prospects

Most of our gradutes go on to careers initially within the NHS however their transferable skills enable employment in other related fields, such as the food and pharmaceutical industries, public health/health promotion, education, sport, and/or freelance opportunities.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,950overall cost

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

University information

University of Chester

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  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    121 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%



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