Programme: MDietetics

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Code Faculty
10259003 Faculty of Health Sciences
Credits Duration
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180

Programme information

The master's degree is conferred by virtue of a dissertation (DEK 890) on an approved topic based on research.

Admission requirements

  • Subject to the stipulations of General Regulation G.62 students must hold a recognised honours degree in Dietetics/Human Nutrition and be registered as a dietician with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
  • At least one year of full-time practical experience after acquiring the qualification in terms of which admission to master's degree study is sought.
  • Students are selected on the grounds of previous academic achievement.

Contact department before application.

Additional requirements

(TNM 802) Applied research methodology 802 or an equivalent module must be attended satisfactorily.

Examinations and pass requirements

A minimum pass mark of 50% is required for the dissertation.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains at least 75% in the dissertation.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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