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Dietitian

Dietitians translate scientific information about nutrition into practical advice to help people make health-conscious decisions about food. They assess, diagnose and treat diet-related problems and raise awareness of the link between food and health.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • An Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum statutory National Senior Certificate (NSC) requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • A rating of 3 (40-49%) or higher for your home language or first additional language (English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa).
  • Mathematics 5 (60-69%).
  • Physical Science 5 (60-69%).
  • Applicants with an APS of between 28 and 37 will be referred for testing.
  • Students who have a National Certificate (Vocational) or Senior Certificate should consult the Admission Office.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the Master’s degree only if

  • they have obtained the four-year Bachelor degree in Dietetics and have been registered as dietician by the HPCSA; or
  • have been granted the status of such degree and registration with the HPCSA as dietician; and
  • have obtained a mark of at least 60% in the undergraduate fourth year major pertaining to the field of study for the degree.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the Master’s degree only if

  • they have obtained the four-year Bachelor degree in Dietetics and have been registered as dietician by the HPCSA; or
  • have been granted the status of such degree and registration with the HPCSA as dietician; and
  • have obtained a mark of at least 60% in the undergraduate fourth year major pertaining to the field of study for the degree.