Nutrition/Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics is a field in medicine science that helps in keeps individuals fit. There are various programmes in this field that are offered at graduate as well as postgraduate levels. The programmes covers various subjects like human physiology and nutrients that are required by the body. Food technology and biochemistry are an essential part of the programme.

These courses enable individuals to create a diet plan and help individuals as well as members of an organization to follow a proper diet to keep themselves fit. There various opportunities in this field and a lot of scope for private clinics as well.

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Pursue a rewarding career path where you can help people to make a real difference to their lives through a well-organised lifestyle and healthy eating habits
  • Gain the sought-after knowledge and skills required to work in this rapidly growing profession, benefitting from small class sizes and values based training
  • Acquire valuable hands-on experience with a variety of service users and industry organisations through innovative placements throughout your degree, using an integrated skills based approach to developing professional practice
  • Learn from supportive and accessible lecturers who have experience of working in a wide range of related professional fields
  • Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and accredited by the British Dietetic Association (BDA)

Would you like to influence food and health policy across the spectrum, from government to local communities and individuals?

Train to be a registered dietitian and you will be able to apply the nutritional care process; from developing a nutritional diagnosis to managing a wide range of nutrition related health care problems found in today’s society.

Dietitians use public health and scientific research on food, health and disease which they translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices.

This interdisciplinary course combines the study of nutrition science with dietetic practice. Alongside the scientific topics of nutritional biochemistry and physiology, you will also study communication skills, behavioural change techniques, research methods and ethics.

Time will be given for practical workshops in which you will have experience in analysing diets using specialist software, and obtain practice in analysing and diagnosing nutritional problems and developing nutritional care plans. Some work will be undertaken in our biochemistry laboratory.

During the four-year programme you undertake professional placements throughout the course within a variety of healthcare and commercial settings. This will give you the opportunity to develop your clinical skills alongside industry partners, charities and other health care professionals, such as nurses, physiotherapists and sport scientists. 

Your final-year subjects include Integrated Nutrition Care Planning – Adults and Paediatrics, and Applied Professional Practice. In addition you undertake an Independent Project in Nutrition and Dietetics in an area that especially interests you.

On completion of the degree you will have the knowledge to be able to educate people about the best ways to eat and drink in order to keep their body fit and healthy.

Nutrition & Dietetics Career Options and Job Prospects

 

With increasing urbanization and medical problems amongst working individuals rising, a need for proper nutrition is dire. Dietitians are gaining a lot of importance amongst the urban crowd as the young generation of India is realizing the importance of a healthy diet and value of getting proper nutrients.

Therefore, private dietitians and nutrition consultants are earning a lot of money in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities. Hospitals also hire professionals in this field. A lot of corporate companies also hire nutritionists in order to keep their employees healthy and active. Following are some of the profiles that nutritionists and dietitians can seek:

  • Consultants
  • Food Show Host
  • Researcher
  • Therapeutic Dietitian
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Administrative Nutritionist
  • Nutritional Sales Executive
  • Nutrition Trainer

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Bothell, WA 98011-8246

+1-2345-5432-45
bsba@kuuniver.edu

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