Nutrition & Dietetics

As well as providing impartial advice about nutrition and promoting a healthy diet, dietitians offer advice on food-related problems and are involved in the diagnosis and dietary treatment of disease.

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Dietitian

Many dietitians work in the National Health Service (NHS) where their role is varied. They may focus on specialist areas, such as diabetes or children's health, and may also work in community settings. Other dietitians work in the food industry, sport, the media, education and research.

Typical starting salary: £20,225 - £26,123 (Band 5 of NHS pay scale)

Robert Gordon University Graduates

Some of our graduates have gone on to be:

  • Paediatric Dietitian with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • Dietitian with Sheffield Northern Hospital
  • Dietitian with Buckinghamshire NHS Trust in High Wycombe

 

What’s the difference between a nutritionist and a dietitian? (PDF 87KB)

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