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Why choose the BSc (Hons) Dietetics?
✓ Τhe only accredited programme of studies in Dietetics offered in Greece by a UK University and covering the field of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics
✓ 4-year programme with more than 1000 hours clinical practice in 28 weeks in the cooperating clinical settings, meeting the requirements for recognition of professional rights in Greece and abroad.
✓ Metropolitan College is the only College in Greece with graduates, who – following the procedure provided in the relevant legislation – became members of the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). All graduates of Health allied programmes are eligible to apply for registration with the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), via the international route
✓ Application of theory into practice, with courses delivered at Metropolitan College on-site laboratories: Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Chemistry-Biochemistry and Food Physical Chemistry
The BSc (Hons) Dietetics programme, is the only bachelor in Greece that covers both the field of Clinical Dietetics and the field Nutrition. The modern lifestyle and the modern eating habits have created new needs for healthy nutrition, mainly for health reasons but for aesthetic reasons as well. The professional Dietetician is the professional who, through specialized and scientific knowledge, is able to create the personal, individualized diet of a client, provide him/her with support, monitor the fluctuations of his/her weight and balance his/her eating habits and help him/her optimize his physical and psychological health. The programme of studies aims to train Dieteticians both in the sector of prevention in a healthy population and in the sector of assessment and therapy. It focuses on developing the clinical skills of students and at cultivating their critical thinking by offering hands-on practice in the state-of-the-art laboratories of the College, by organizing educational visits, and organizing 28 weeks of clinical practice in Hospitals and Dietetic Centres.
The BSc (Hons) Dietetics programme offers the necessary skills to those who wish to advance professionally in the Dietetics sector. Graduates of the programme can: