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Dietitians and Nutritionists




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Nutritionists share scientific food knowledge and advice the effects of diet and nutrition on health and wellbeing. They are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage diseases.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics / Home Science

  • M.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics/ Home Science

  • Post-graduate Diploma in Nutrition and dietetics

What you need to get started

  • +1 year of minimum experience is required.

  • Experience in nutrition-related work or as a healthcare assistant is also useful.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Passionate about patient care

  • Analytical skills - to help create new diet plans

  • Ability to empathise and be approachable with a patient

  • Confident about their knowledge and ability

  • Detail Oriented

  • Time management 

  • Good collaborative skills

Technical Skills

  • Good at business administration if starting a private practice

  • IT skills 

  • Biochemistry

  • Biomedical science

  • Health sciences

  • Human nutrition

  • Nutritional science

  • Physiology


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