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There are 3 mandatory practice placements during the BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics programme. They are:

  • Practice Placement A = 4-week placement in Year 1. Takes place in a hospital catering department
  • Practice Placement B = 10-week placement in Year 2. Takes place in acute and primary care settings
  • Practice Placement C = 14-week placement in Year 4. Takes place in acute teaching hospitals

Practice placements take place in healthcare settings around the country. Students may be required to re-locate in order to complete their practice placement.