|MDiet (Hons) Dietetics||MSc Human Nutrition|
|Award||Master of Dietetics - MDiet (Hons)||Master of Science - MSc|
|Duration||4 years||2 years|
|Provider||School of Health Professions||School of Health Professions|
All applicants must have at least 5 GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above and must include English, maths and a science. Preference is given to applicants who have obtained these grades on application. Please note the institution may consider equivalent numeracy and literacy qualifications
PLUS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
128 (ABB) from three A levels which must include Biology plus a second science, preferably Chemistry but will accept Maths /Physics /Psychology /Sociology/ Geography/Geology/Environmental science. Excludes general studies.
Extended project will be counted if nutrition-related subject (this will be considered at confirmation).
32 points overall to include Higher Level 5 in Biology and Higher Level 5 in second Science, preferably Chemistry (will consider Maths, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Geology, Environmental science). If overseas and not studying English within IB, must have IELTS 7.0 overall (6.5 min in each element).
IELTS: 7.0 Overall with 6.5 in all elements
Pre-sessional will be available for applicants with a 6.5 overall and 6.5 in all elements, refer to International Admissions Team.
Pass an Access to HE Diploma in Science with 60 credits overall (D: 33 credits M: 12 credits). Pass with 45 credits at level 3, 33 at distinction to include 15 credits in Biology and 15 credits in 2nd Science (Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Geology or Environmental science). A further 12 credits at L3 must be at Merit level. Will need GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4.
BTEC National Diploma DDM - Science related. Must contain Biology and 2nd Science, preferably Chemistry modules, but will consider Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Geology and Environmental science. An A level alongside is preferable.
BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules including their credit rating within your qualification at the time of application.
Equivalent qualifications may be considered. Alternatively if you have any questions or concerns about meeting the entry requirements listed above we would encourage you to contact the Admissions Team on +44 1752 585858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, where a member of the team can offer.
For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
Direct entry to year 2
If you have achieved certificated learning in addition to the entry criteria required for your programme of study, it may be possible to accredit this learning towards your chosen course. Full details on how to make an application are available on our open access MOODLE site (download details on how to access the site and submit your claim and supporting evidence). Your application will then be assessed and you will receive confirmation by email on the status of your claim.
Deferred entry is not physically possible for us (but we can waive your interview in the next cycle if you have already been interviewed successfully this cycle).
International Application Deadline
Due to this programme requiring applicants to have an interview and meet non-academic conditions, the deadline for international applications is 30th June 2022 for September 2022 entry.
You need to have a BSc (Hons) degree at 2:2 or above or European first cycle equivalent in a science or social science subject.
International students must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English in accordance with Plymouth Universities Admissions Code of Practice and requirements set out by the AfN, This will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of at least 6.0 in each element and a mean score of 6.5. If you need to improve your English language to get onto a degree programme at Plymouth University, you can book a pre-sessional academic English course.SCHOLARSHIPS
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We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.