Aegean College Allied Health offers a demanding undergraduate programme in Dietetics in collaboration with the University of Essex, leading to BSc (Hons) Dietetics (Applied) degree.

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Dietetics studies at Aegean College focus on improving people’s health as well as preventing diet disorders.

Students develop professional skills necessary to be able to work with:

  • healthy individuals or patients regardless of age or gender,
  • athletes,
  • individuals who undergo specific changes (ie pregnant or breastfeeding women),
  • Patients suffering from obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and other diet related syndromes or diseases.

This specific course features a 1000 hours of Clinical Placement supervised by well trained mentors.

  • Dietetics Laboratory designed in accordance to international standards.
  • Clnical placement in big hospitals and diet centers such as Attikon, Metropolitan, Asklipiio Voulas, Korgialenio-Benakio, the Metaxa Oncological Clinic as well as private diet centres and gyms.
  • BSc (Hons) Dietetics( Applied) graduates may apply to the Health and Care professions Council (HCPC) following the International Route.
  • Advanced students are asked to prescribe specific diets under their mentors supervision.
  • Interdisciplinary academic staff consisting of dieticians, chemists, biologists and scientists from other backgrounds.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in national and international conferences, seminars, guest lectures etc.

It is a full four-year academic programme with a curriculum periodically updated so as to reflect any new advancements in the field.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Human Physiology.
  • Human Anatomy.
  • Cellular, Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • Introduction to Nutrition.
  • General and Organic Chemistry.
  • Food Microbiology.
  • Professional Development and Practice.

  • Metabolism of Macro and Micronutrients.
  • Biostatistics.
  • Pathophysiology.
  • Food Science, Safety and Catering.
  • Nutrition through the Life Cycle.
  • Nutritional Assessment.
  • Placement Practice Α.

  • Nutrition Epidemiology and Research Methodology.
  • Nutritional Counselling and Health Psychology.
  • Clinical Nutrition.
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology.
  • Public Health Nutrition.
  • Placement Practice B.

  • Leadership & Management in Dietetic Practice.
  • Advanced Clinical Nutrition.
  • Physical Activity & Sports Nutrition.
  • Dissertation.
  • Placement Practice C.

Speciallly equipped laboratories: Nutritional assessment, Anatomy and Physiology, food microbiology, Chemistry and Biochemistry.

The labs are designed in line with international educational and professional dietetics standards.

Graduates can work as Dieticians-Nutritionists with people of all ages

In Greece the Recognition of Qualification is carried out by the Ministry of Education.