You'll need a degree or postgraduate qualification in dietetics or human nutrition, accredited by the British Dietetic Association.
You may be able to take a postgraduate course if you already have a degree with an acceptable level of human physiology and biochemistry.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English, maths and a science
- 2 A levels, including biology and chemistry
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study