Dietitians use their knowledge of nutritional, medical and social sciences to devise appropriate eating patterns.
Five GCSE subjects including maths and one which demonstrates a good command of English and two science subjects at GCE A level, one in chemistry (or equivalent).
1. Four years study leading to a degree in Nutrition (with State Registration in Dietetics) or a degree in Dietetics.
2. Two years post-graduate study on a diploma course in Dietetics. (Both include a period of practical training in hospital).
British Dietetic Association, 7th Floor, Elizabeth House, 22 Suffolk Street, Queensway, Birmingham B1 1LS.