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Course overview

We are committed to developing competent, compassionate dietitians who are equipped with the skills, knowledge, values, and attitude necessary to be effective health care practitioners.

The University offers an attractive and friendly environment, close to the city centre, with access to a wide range of learning resources.

Once you’ve graduated, you will be eligible to apply for registration in Dietetics with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Study Option
  • Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
4 Years

Why Study Nutrition and Dietetics with us?

The University of Chester is the only provider of pre-registration dietetic training commissioned by Health Education North West. We actively engage with local dietetic departments to provide you with a course that has an ethos of research and evidence-informed practice, fostering your professional development.  

Our teaching staff bring a wealth of expertise to the course including nutrition, the food industry, public health, biosciences, sport and exercise, and of course, dietetics. Through service user participation, and our innovative approaches to teaching and learning, it brings the real world of dietetics into taught sessions.

Student Event Information:

Countess of Chester Hospital Dietetic Department are holding Dietetics Awareness Day.

  • On Monday 25th September 2017,  for more information and to register please download the form.

Dietetic Student Shadow day event

  • To be held on 11th October 2017 10am-4pm at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. Interested individuals should call 0151 706 2120.

Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

Our historic Parkgate Road Campus in Chester has offered a wide range of courses since opening in 1839. It’s situated only a short walk from the lively city centre, and provides a friendly, secure and supportive environment in which to live and study.

Our on-campus facilities include a Learning Resource Centre, modern lecture theatres, open-access computer facilities, state-of-the-art science/skills/language laboratories, a range of catering outlets, the £2 million Chester Students’ Union centre and CSU bar/club, bookshop, chapel and faith space, cashpoint and launderette.

Because university life is not just about getting a degree, social and leisure activities are an important and long-established part of life at our Chester sites. On-campus sports facilities include a fully equipped sports hall, gym, swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, sprint track, floodlit 3G multi-use pitch and floodlit astroturf pitch.

Most of our student accommodation is also on or near campus. The campus also boasts an abundance of green space, and beautifully kept gardens, which provide you with an exciting environment in which to live and study.


From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an undergraduate Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.


Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 14th October
  • Saturday 28th October

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 21st October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Saturday 21st October
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