Currently, students study the following core modules. If there are optional modules available the current choices are also shown. King's reviews its optional modules on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes and this list is therefore subject to change. Please check here for updates, or contact the School/Department for further advice.
Six core modules.
YEAR 1 CORE
Introduction to Nutrition
Introduction to Food Science and Technology
Introduction to Professional Practice
Physiology (Form and Function)
Social and Psychological Studies
Five core modules and a practice placement at the end of year two.
YEAR 2 CORE
Nutrition & Health
Research Methods for Health Sciences
Food Service and Catering Management
Reproduction and Endocrinology
Four core modules and a 12-week practice placement between year three and four (placement 2).
YEAR 3 CORE
Principles of Clinical Science & Therapeutics
Communication & Health Promotion
YEAR 3 OPTIONS
One optional module to the value of 15 credits at Level 6 in a science subject (eg Nutrition & Genetics, Biology of Ageing, Endocrinology of Diabetes).
Three core modules and a 14-week practice placement at the end of the year (placement 3).
YEAR 4 CORE
Advanced Diet Therapy and Medicine
Dietetics Research Project
Public Health and Healthcare Systems
Third Placement (12- to 14-weeks from January to April)
King's College London
Eligibility to apply for Registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council
Year of entry 2014