Dietetics - BSc (Hons)

We’ll introduce you to the most up-to-date public health and scientific research on food, health and disease. This practical guidance will enable you to help members of the public make healthier lifestyle and food choices.

Course details

Throughout your studies, you’ll gain an understanding of the conditions where nutrition plays a significant role in disease management. You’ll develop the knowledge to provide nutrition and dietetic care for individuals, groups and populations who have or already are at risk of developing long-term health conditions.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

You’ll get hands-on experience through three full-time work placements during the course. There’s a two-week placement in Year 1, a 12-week placement in Year 2 and a 14-week placement in Year 3 that normally includes a public health nutrition component. Your work will primarily be in National Health Service (NHS) organisations in London and your performance will be assessed as part of your degree.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BBB in three A levels, including grade B or above in Biology and Chemistry (or a minimum of 120 UCAS points)

English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent) a DBS check health at work clearance by an approved occupational health service

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Anatomy and Physiology 2 for Dietitians (core, 15 credits)
  • Applied Health Psychology (for Dietitians) (core, 15 credits)
  • Biochemistry for Dietitians (core, 15 credits)
  • Cell biology for dietitians (core, 15 credits)
  • Dietary assessment techniques for dietitians (core, 15 credits)
  • Essentials of Human Nutrition (for Dietitians) (core, 15 credits)
  • Health, Society and Behaviour (for Dietitians) (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition (for Dietitians) (core, 15 credits)
  • Management of disease for dietitians (core, 15 credits)
  • Practice Based Learning 1 (Dietitians) (core, 0 credits)
  • Professional Practice in Dietetics (core, 15 credits)
  • Professional Practice in Dietetics and Nutrition (core, 15 credits)
  • Company and Business Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial Reporting (core, 15 credits)
  • Management Accounting (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Finance (core, 15 credits)
  • Problem Solving: Methods and Analysis (core, 15 credits)
  • Taxation – Corporate Tax (core, 15 credits)
  • Taxation – Income Tax (core, 15 credits)
  • Audit and Internal Control (option, 15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (option, 15 credits)
  • Sustainability, Business and Responsibility (option, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Financial Reporting (core, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (core, 15 credits)
  • Audit and Assurance Services (core, 15 credits)
  • Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
  • Financial Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Accounting Theory and Regulations (option, 15 credits)
  • Financial Engineering (option, 15 credits)
  • Financial Instruments (option, 15 credits)
  • International Banking (option, 15 credits)
  • International Trade and Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Practising Business Strategy (with simulation) (option, 15 credits)
  • Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits)