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

 

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  1. 18, August, 2015 Workforce physical wellbeing under the spotlight at Aberdeen business breakfast

    Professor Val Maehle

    Assessing the physical ability of the workforce is to be the main focus of a business event held by RGU:Wellness in Aberdeen next week.  

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  1. 07, September, 2015 A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapist

    A Day in the life of an Occupational Therapist

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