Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics

University College Dublin


Course Name Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X820
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics (Jan) FT (X820)

2 Years

Full Time


Applicants apply using the UCD online application system. To apply, simply click on and follow the instructions. A non-refundable application fee applies. The application fee is paid online.
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Duration 2 years full-time
Course Fee Fees include tuition and examination fees. The fee schedule for all programmes is shown on the UCD Fees website ( and refers to the fee for a single academic year, including the fee schedule for non-EU nationals and the annual fee for the outgoing year.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should hold a second class honours degree (2.1 or 2.2 in exceptional circumstances e.g. extensive prior clinical experience) or higher in science e.g. biochemistry, food science, human biology, human nutrition, nutritional science, pharmac...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 150)
Today's clinical nutrition and dietetics experts have an expanding field of career opportunities. For instance, the current rise in life-style related conditions and dise...

Subjects Taught Modules include
Dietetics through the Lifecycle
Dietetics Professional Practice 1 & 2
Medicine for Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition and Communication
Clinical Nutrition
Health Promotion
Nutrition Epidemiology
Applied Nutrition Health Exercise & Sports Performance
Practice Placement
Advanced Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Principles of Management, Health Economics and Health Policy.
Number of Credits 150
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
Graduates with the MSc Clinical Nutrition Dietetics are well placed to gain employment in the following sectors and agencies:
-Clinical nutrition & dietetics (hospital and community dietetics)
-Public health...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Kirsten Southard
Contact Number:353 (0) 1 716 34 62
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