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 and primary care settings
Practice placements take place in healthcare settings around the country. Students may be required to relocate in order to complete their practice placement.