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Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBCC Other requirements You may be requested to be immunised against Hepatitis B. A satisfactory criminal records check is also required. A Level AB Other information Irish Leaving Certificate H3 H3 H3 H3 UCAS code B400 International Baccalaureate 28 points Duration 4 years full-time International IELTS of 7.0 with no element lower than 6.5 Start date September 2019 Required subjects • Normally Chemistry and Biology and preferably one other science (may include Maths or Home Economics) at Higher or equivalent AND Maths and Eng at S/Int2/N5/ level • Normally Chemistry or Biology at A Level AND at GCSE we ask for Maths and Eng plus one other science (either Chemistry or Biology) Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications. We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications in biology and chemistry and /or experience. Direct Entry QUALITY Not COURSE available. Relevant HN qualifications may be considered for entry to Year One. SATISFACTION 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Professional registration/ accreditation Successful completion of the course (both academic and practice placement components) confers eligibility for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Careers Most graduates elect to work within various healthcare settings, including the NHS. Others work in health education, health promotion, general practice, private healthcare and government advisory posts. Some graduates apply for the opportunity to study for a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD). Delivery On campus Why QMU? Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities N/A Placements Placements provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. You will complete one 4-week placement in Year Two, one 12-week placement in Year Three and one 12-week placement in Year Four. Placements take place within the NHS at various locations across Scotland. QMU manages the sourcing and allocation of placements for each student on this course. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11 Course fees Please see pages 170-1`71 71 The course is taught by experienced registered dietitians and other staff who are professionally and research active. Their applied research and professional links inform the teaching on the course keeping it up to date with current thinking in the field. There is some shared teaching in Years One and Two with our BSc/ BSc (Hons) Applied Pharmacology, BSc/BSc (Hons) Human Biology and BSc/BSc (Hons) Nutrition, meaning you could change course any time up to the end of Year Two. In addition to placements with the NHS, other practice-based opportunities with voluntary organisations are offered throughout the course. Final year honours projects are applied and practically relevant.