4 years
Minimum requirements
Maths, English, Life Science or Physical Science and LO

The study of the relationship between nutrition and health. Dietitians specialise in applying their knowledge of issues ranging from prescription diets for people suffering from specific medical conditions to recommendations which are designed to improve the health of entire communities through dietary changes. 

Where you can study
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • North-West University
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Free State
  • University of Western Cape
  • University of Cape Town
Job opportunities
  • Hospitals (public & private)
  • Special Schools
  • Industries (hotels & sports)
  • Universities (lecturing)
  • Private (own practice)