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Why study dietetics?

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The courses listed below are the only route to qualifying as a dietitian in the UK. All courses are approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and all are accredited with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and can use the BDA logo above.

If you are an existing student on one of the courses below, you are eligible to join the BDA as a Student Member.

University courses

University Undergraduate / Postgraduate


Birmingham City University MSc Dietetics (Pre-Registration)
Coventry University BSc (Hons) Dietetics and Human Nutrition 
King's College London
BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics
MSc/ PGDip Dietetics
Leeds Beckett University
BSc (Hons) Dietetics
MSc Dietetics
London Metropolitan University
Dietetics and Nutrition - MSc 
Dietetics and Nutrition BSc (Hons) 4 Year Programme
BSc Dietetics
Sheffield Hallam University MSc Dietetics (Pre Registration)
Teesside University MSc Dietetics (Pre Registration)
University of Chester
BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics (3 Year)
Post Graduate Diploma/ MSc Nutrition & Dietetics
University of Nottingham  Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
University of Plymouth BSc (Hons) Dietetics
University of Surrey  BSc Hons Nutrition & Dietetics

University of Hertfordshire

BSc (Hons) Dietetics

Northern Ireland

Ulster University BSc (Hons) Dietetics
Post Graduate Diploma /MSc Dietetics


Glasgow Caledonian University  BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Queen Margaret University 
BSc (Hons) Dietetics
Post Graduate Diploma / MSc Dietetics

Robert Gordon University

Master of Dietetics (MDiet)


Cardiff Metropolitan University
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition & Dietetics
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics