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Lecturer Peter Butterworth says dietitians work in all sorts of settings, not just hospitals:

Leeds Beckett University is fortunate enough to have several trained dietitians leading courses in Health, Nutrition and Environment. We offer BSc Dietetics, BSc Nutrition, MSc Dietetics, MSc Nutrition in Practice and MSc Dietetics (Top-Up) – something for everyone who has an interest in the subjects.

Senior Lecturer Claire Gardiner explains what Leeds Beckett University has to offer students studying nutrition and dietetics:

Based in the School of Health, there are state-of-the-art facilities available to students as well including food inspection and nutrition labs, clinical skills suites and communications suites. These all enable our students to put into practice what they are learning in realistic settings.

School of Health Clinical Skills Suite

After starting work in an office job, first year BSc Dietetics student Fatimah Khathun decided she wanted a total change of career:

It was personal experience that led Sarah Smales, a final year BSc Dietetics student, to also change career and choose the course:

Fatimah explains what she thinks are the necessary skills for a dietitian:

Sarah agrees that people skills are key:

To find out more about the Dietetics and Nutrition courses available at Leeds Beckett University visit https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/school-of-health/health-nutrition-and-environment/