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The department was awarded ‘highly commended’ status during the NHS Quality Assurance Agency Major Review. King’s is at the top of the NHS Pan-London Quality and Regulation Unit’s contract performance league table for nutrition and dietetics programmes.
We prepare students to work in the NHS and to advise consumer groups, the food industry and governmental agencies, or engage in research. Our approach is multidisciplinary, drawing upon expertise in biochemistry, food science, medicine, physiology, social and environmental sciences.
Our BSc Nutrition and MSc Nutrition programmes are accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Therefore, graduates are eligible to apply for direct entry to the UK Voluntary Register of Accredited Nutritionists.
King’s Department of Nutrition & Dietetics was established in 1945 as the first university department of nutrition in Europe. Find out more - and learn about the pioneers linked with King's
Professor Paul Sharp is a Professor of Nutritional Sciences with a research interest in the regulation of intestinal iron absorption. View his full profile to find out more
See an A-Z of our Nutrition & Dietetics experts, and view their full profiles