Careers

Within this section you will find various information on the different career paths you can take in nutrition & dietetics.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food, how the body uses nutrients, and the relationship between diet, health and disease...

Dietetics

Dietetics is the application of the science of nutrition to the construction of diets and the selection and preparation of foods, in health and...

Undergraduate courses

The usual way of starting a career in nutrition is to study for a degree in nutrition and/or dietetics at a University. This usually takes 3 or 4...

Postgraduate courses

Once you have a degree, it is possible to take a masters degree (MSc) or postgraduate diploma, which typically take 12-18 months to complete, or to...

Other opportunities

Short courses Some universities and colleges offer short courses whereby students undertake one specific module from the degree course such as food...

For more information

The Nutrition Society The Nutrition Society was established in 1941 to advance the scientific study of nutrition and its application to the...

Finding a nutritionist/dietitian

There are two ways to contact a qualified professional, depending on the type of advice you require. Dietitians A registered dietitian (RD) has...

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