Career prospects

Bachelor programme Dietetics

Dieticians provide nutrition-related advice and support to individuals, groups and institutions, as well as monitoring their progress. They are responsible for designing, implementing and supervising clinical nutritional therapy, as well as providing information and explanations on dietary measures aimed at promoting well-being and preventing disease. The programme’s core focuses – quality and findings generated by academic work – are applied in professional practice.

Prospective career options

  • Curative care at hospitals and clinics
  • Self-employment in curative care (i.e. outside hospitals and clinics)
  • Rehabilitation (rehab centres and clinics)
  • Public health nutrition
  • Health facility management
  • Applied research and development in nutrition management and nutritional therapy
  • Nutrition, food and pharmaceuticals industries
  • Training and lecturing roles