MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition - Eating Disorders
There have been progressive increases in the number of
specialist services for eating disorders in the UK and internationally, with
increasing numbers of professionals working in these services. New developments
in research on the eatiology and treatment of eating disorders make this field
a growing research area. This new MSc is the only graduate training programme
available in the Eating Disorders field and meets an important clinical and
research need and furthers professional development. This MSc focuses on
providing knowledge and skills in the classification, aetiology, epidemiology
and risk for eating disorders, as well as the physical and psychiatric
assessment and treatment of eating disordered patients of different ages, sex
and ethnic group. It also concentrates on management and service development in
the Eating Disorders field.
Availability: Full-time 1 year
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of eight core modules (120 credits), and a research dissertation (60 credits).
A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) is offered.
A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits is offered.
- Fundamentals of Nutrition and Metabolism
- Disease and Disordered Eating
- Practical Nutrition Assessment
- Research Methods
- Eating Disorders: Clinical Science
- Eating Disorders: Treatment
- Therapeutic Aspects of Clinical Nutrition
- Malnutrition in the Community
Entry Requirements and Applications
A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a healthcare or health-related discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
How to apply
You may choose to apply online or download application materials; for details visit www.ucl.ac.uk/gradapps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Miss Gemma Martin
Division of Medicine
University College London
The Rayne Building
5 University Street
London, WC1E 6JF
Phone: 0203 108 2308