2 years /
Level 6 /
/ Work Placement
Health Science with Dietetics Studies is the study of the human body with particular focus on Anatomy and Physiology and provides a foundation to Human Nutrition and Dietetics studies. Through a unique progression opportunity, this programme allows students to progress to complete a BSc Honours in Dietetics and Nutrition at Coventry University.
This two year Health Science with Dietetics Studies incorporates year one of the three year BSc Honours in Dietetics and Nutrition at Coventry University (CU). Following successful completion of the two year programme in LyIT students can progress directly to year two of the three year BSc Honours in Dietetics and Nutrition in CU.
Upon successful completion of years two and three in Coventry University, and graduation students will be awarded a BSc (Hons) in Dietetics and Nutrition and be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).
Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.
Graduates of the HC in Health Science with Dietetics Studies in LYIT are not qualified as Dietitians and are not eligible to register with CORU.
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants for this programme are required to undergo Garda Vetting. For any programme where Garda Vetting is required, non-EU applicants will not be considered unless/until the pool of qualified EU applicants has been exhausted. For those admitted to any course requiring Garda Vetting, registration is temporary until such time as the vetting process is successfully completed.
Applicants wishing to pursue this programme must complete a Health Declaration. Applicants must be deemed fit to practice in order to continue on the programme
Dietetics Practice Placement
Practice placement is an integral part of the course. The aim of the placement is to provide learners with an opportunity to gain skills, experience and competence. Please note that with while the institute will make every effort to assist the learner in finding a placement final responsibility for securing the placement resides with the learner. Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the learner.
Follow on course in Coventry University
Subject to Coventry University's rules and regulations, the University may, in its absolute discretion, register a student for the duration of Stage Il (Year 2 and Year 3) on receipt of: any documents which it requires the student to complete to effect the registration, as notified to and/or requested from the prospective student. Fees shall be subject to annual review and may be changed at the sole discretion of Coventry University without notice.
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186309 / +353 (0)74 9186302
Head of Department Dr Joanne Gallagher
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309
School and Department
School of Science
Department of Life & Physical Sciences
Bachelor of Science (Ord)