Leeds Beckett University
Dietetics BSc (Hons)
Leeds Beckett University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 35 graduates of Dietetics BSc (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
35 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Nutrition and Dietetics

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Nutrition and Dietetics at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £23500 £26000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26000 £19500 - £25500 £23000 - £29000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Nutrition and Dietetics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25019 £22047 £25092
25-75 percentile range £23039 - £29019 £16587 - £25305 £18590 - £30184

Course Description

Understand how nutrients are used in the body, their effect on health and diseases, and use your expertise to advise on healthy lifestyles.

Dietitians strive to provide the best possible nutritional care for clients with acute and chronic health conditions.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Learn to interpret and communicate the science of nutrition
  • Understand how to use dietary manipulation and food to treat disease and optimise health
  • Gain practical experience in our modern health science, clinical skills and catering laboratories

The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) regulates dietetics. The title of Dietitian is protected by law. This means that anyone who uses a designated title must be on the HCPC Register. Successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Dietetics course will give you the eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC after you graduate.

Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance.

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This course is accredited by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a British Dietetic Association (BDA) accredited programme.


You’ll undertake practice placements within nutrition and dietetics departments across Yorkshire and the North East of England. Placements will take place:

  • At the end of year one (three-week placement)
  • At the end of year two (13-week placement)
  • During year three (12-week placement)

The placements as listed above are a requirement of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) curriculum framework and will take place in quality assured practice settings.

During your placements, you’ll be given the opportunity to practically apply the theories and evidence you have gained during academic study throughout diverse areas of the health service. You’ll be given time to critically reflect on and enhance your skills and academic knowledge before moving onto the next placement, enabling you to demonstrate continuous development.

Why study Dietetics at Leeds Beckett University...

  • 94% of students were positive about the teaching on BSc (Hons) Dietetics (National Student Survey, 2023)
  • Professionally accredited by the British Dietetics Association (BDA) - the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce
  • Fantastic placement opportunities - combine your theoretical knowledge with practical experience in real-world settings across Yorkshire and the North East
  • Access to specialist facilities - including our food inspection and nutrition labs where you'll enhance your practical research skills

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a dietitian.

Accredited by the British Dietetic Association (BDA) as delivering the approved pre-registration curriculum framework. Provides eligibility to apply for HCPC registration as a dietitian.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Dietetics BSc (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University

90% Information Technology Professionals
10% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Dietetics, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Dietetics BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Leeds Beckett University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Leeds Beckett University

Established in 1824, Leeds Beckett University is located on the Northern side of Leeds City Centre. There are a variety of campus buildings in the area, including the Polytechnic site, Electric Press, the Old Broadcasting House, the university’s Business School, and more. Leeds is the ideal student city, with an abundance of activities and nightlife to take advantage of, plus a reliable bus service for getting around easily.

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