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.

Students cooking

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

 

News RSS

  1. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.  

Events

  1. 25, February, 2016 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in February.  


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