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