The master's degree is conferred by virtue of a dissertation (DEK 890) on an approved topic based on research.
1. Relevant four-year bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or Human Nutrition
2. Registration as a dietician with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
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.