• Clinical Nutrition

Why study at Roehampton

  • First MSc in Clinical Nutrition to be established in the UK
  • Accredited by the Association for Nutrition
  • The programme includes specialist guest lectures from leading scientists, dieticians, clinician and pharmacists
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)
  • We are the most research-intensive modern university in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

You will consider the patient’s journey from birth to extreme age in the context of the metabolic response to injury, to surgery or to 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, to surgery 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.

More details

Key areas of study

AFN accreditation logo

This course is accredited
by the Association for Nutrition.

We offer a diverse range of modules to help you build your understanding. We also give you the chance to focus on particular topics that interest you. Recent examples of topics covered have included:

  • macronutrient and micronutrient metabolism in health and disease
  • nutrient digestion and absorption and gastrointestinal disease
  • nutritional support in paediatric, adult, older adult and critically ill patients
  • the effect of disease on nutrition status and of nutrition status on outcome
  • research methods.

Research areas

Dietary management strategies in women with polycystic ovary syndrome; the role of brain–gut interaction in obesity, eating disorders, and irritable bowel syndrome; the role of the enteric nervous system in known intestinal diseases; vitamin E status in health and disease; neuroprotective effects of omega 3 fatty acids.The course does not offer a qualification in dietetics.

Example modules

  • Nutrition in Acute and Chronic Illness
  • Nutrition Support
  • Health Psychophysiology

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.

Level

Postgraduate

MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Number of credits

MSc: 180; PGDip: 120; PGCert: 60

Specific entry requirements »

Postgraduate entry requirements »

Department

Life Sciences »

Duration

1 year (full-time); 2-4 years (part-time)

Programme start

September

Tuition fees

£7,200 (2016; full-time UK/EU)
£400 per ten credits (2016; part-time UK/EU)

£13,000 (2016; full-time International)
£725 per ten credits (2016; part-time International)

For further fee information see our UK/EU or International finance pages

Programme outline

View the full details »

Related courses

MSc or PGDip or PGCert Obesity: Risks and Prevention »

Further information

Dr Patrick Brady »
p.brady@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3258

Contact our enquiries team »
+44 (0)20 8392 3232

 
Facebook icon    Twitter icon    Instagram icon    Google+ icon    LinkedIn icon © Roehampton University
By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies.     Allow cookies