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This innovative evidence-based inter-teaching programme is an opportunity for honours graduates to undertake studies that will lead them to become competent nutritionists and dietitians working in a wide range of settings including clinical, community and public health settings, hospital and private practices, food service management and food industry.
Students will undertake shared modules with other health disciplines at the School of Allied Health through an interprofessional education model, so they will be exposed from the outset to an integrated multidisciplinary team approach to medical care.
In addition to the academic modules at UL, students on the MSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics programme will complete 1000 hours of clinical and community placement over two years, which includes a period of summer study. Clinical placement modules will take place in a variety of settings (tertiary and secondary hospitals, primary care, public health and food service facilities) and with patients of all ages. Placements may be based outside Limerick.
The Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics aims to develop graduates who are able to:
Upon completion of the master’s program, graduates will be able to:
Graduates will be able to practice in Ireland and will be able to register in other parts of the world. In addition, they will be able to work in a wide range of settings including clinical and public health settings, hospital and private practice, food service management and food industry. Graduates may be eligible to progress to further postgraduate research, leading to possible career options in research and academic institutions.
Semester 1 – Fall
Semester 2 – Spring
Semester 3 – Summer
Semester 4 – Fall
Semester 5 – Spring
In addition to the above, applications must include:
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