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Programme: MDietetics

Code Faculty Department
10259003 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: Human Nutrition
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09 SAQA ID:  20820

Programme information

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

Admission requirements

 

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.


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