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