We aim for our graduates to be:

  • Proud of the education gained whilst studying at the Centre and their degree qualification awarded by Middlesex University
  • Successful and accountable in practice or within the nutrition industry
  • Contribute meaningfully as a researcher to the development of personalised nutrition and the nutritional therapy profession
  • Recognised by industry as well qualified and highly employable
  • Committed to lifelong learning and reflective practice

Life After Graduation
For a small annual fee graduates can:

  • Keep in touch with us as an Alumni Member benefiting from continued access to a range of resources and privileges
  • Keep in touch with your peers and other graduates through online forums and meetings held at the Centre
  • Contribute to The Nutrition Practitioner journal

What Our Graduates Are Doing
Key findings of our 2013 Graduate Survey include:

  • The majority of responders stated their main job role as practising nutritional therapists
  • Graduate responses indicated work in other contexts:
  • Teaching, lecturing and public speaking
  • Supervision and mentoring
  • Researchers
  • Food industry
  • Research
  • Writing and journalism
  • Technical assistance
  • Local authority
  • Coaching
  • Cookery demonstrations

The majority of our graduates have completed courses leading to practice or are already practising nutritional therapists. Approx. one-third of our graduates responded to the survey.


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CNELM is a collaborative partner of Middlesex University (MU). The undergraduate and postgraduate courses we teach are validated and quality assured by MU. You will receive an MU award on successful completion and be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at their campus.

The NTEC accredits courses for nutritional therapy. The BSc (Hons) Nutritional Science and the MSc/PG Dip in Personalised Nutrition combined with CNELM’s Nutritional Therapy Practice Diploma (NTPD) are accredited by NTEC.

The CNHC is the voluntary regulator for complementary therapists including Nutritional Therapists. Following successful completion of one of our accredited routes to nutritional therapy practice you will be eligible to apply to register with CNHC as a Nutritional Therapist.

BANT is a professional body for Nutritional Therapists that have completed NTEC accredited courses, or have demonstrated having met the NTEC Core Curriculum and National Occupational Standards set by Skills for Health for nutritional therapy. Practitioner members of BANT are required to register with the CNHC.

The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) has accredited CNELM’s Dietary Educator Certificate. On successful completion of this course you will be eligible to apply to register as a Dietary Educator with the FHT.

Students that meet verification standards for the ‘NLP Practitioner Certificate’ can apply to register with the Association for Neurolinguistic Programming ANLP.

NS3UK Ltd/ta CNELM has undergone an educational oversight monitoring visit by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and have received its final report, which is available in full at:

The monitoring visit resulted in the following outcome:

The QAA monitoring team has concluded that we are making acceptable progress in implementing the action plan from the Review for Specific Course Designation.