BSc (Hons) Dietetics - Placement information

Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module will prepare you to provide a contribution to the education and facilitation of students/learners and to develop education within your practice setting by giving you an advanced knowledge and critical awareness of mentorship in healthcare practice. 
You will learn more about: 
  • the theories of teaching and learning
  • team work and the communication and development of working relationships 
  • developing coping and mastery skills and creating positive attitudes to teaching and learning 
  • enabling learning in practice and student/mentor/clinical supervisor support systems 
  • evidence based practice and audit 
  • autonomous educational practice and reflective practice
  • assessment and appraisal systems 
  • education and healthcare policy and professional standards.
This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways – please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.
If you would like information on other mentorship modules run by University of Plymouth please visit our mentorship webpage
Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree


How to apply

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.
This module is delivered by:
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
**This module is run by South West Ambulance Service and is aimed predominantly at SWAST staff, therefore places are strictly limited. Please contact South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust Lizzie Ryan, prior to applying to check availability of places**

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
Admissions information Additional information and documentation required for the application process.Access to application forms, download guides and confirmation information. Visit our admissions homepage.
Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)