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University of Technology, Jamaica - Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition

 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

The UTech Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition is a full time programme and requires students to be enrolled at UTech for a minimum of 2 semesters. This post graduate diploma is equivalent to a dietetic internship or supervised practice.

The post graduate diploma in dietetics and nutrition is designed to meet local and international standards in the core competencies for dietetics and nutrition practice at the entry level. Additionally the program will be provide supervised experience in the areas of clinical dietetics, community nutrition and food service systems. Candidates will be given the opportunity to integrate theory will practice in the development of skills needed to provide quality dietetics and nutrition care.

Successful applicants will be rotated through diverse sites with qualified preceptors/supervisors who will provide the successful applicant with activities for growth and development as they prepare to enter the challenging field of dietetics and nutrition and/or continue on to higher levels of education.

  • Listing ID: 4380
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level: Level 8 Postgraduate Diploma
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health and Welfare- 091 Health- 0917 Traditional and Complimentary Medicine and Therapy
  • Qualification Developer: School of Allied Health and Wellness, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and Council of Professionals Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM)
  • Entry Requirements: The minimum entry requirement is a Bachelor\'s degree in Dietetics/Nutrition.
  • Number of Credits: 22
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