Nutrition Courses

CNELM has been teaching Middlesex University validated nutrition degree courses since 2003. All nutrition courses taught at CNELM leading to nutritional therapy practice are accredited by the  Nutritional Therapy Education Commission (NTEC).

At CNELM teaching nutrition is central to our objectives. The courses we offer focus on students gaining the knowledge and skills to apply nutrition in a range of contexts:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Education
  • Industry
  • Community Settings
  • Research

A list of all the courses we teach is outlined below. Please click on the links provided, or refer to the menu on the right hand side for full details of each course. If you are unsure which course is right for you, visit  Which Course?

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nutrition degree courses:

Nutritional Therapy Courses:

CNELM Nutritional Therapy Practice Diploma (NTPD)

For those who wish to practice as a Nutritional Therapist, the above undergraduate and postgraduate courses can be combined with the NTPD as an accredited route to practice.

Advanced Learner Entry:

Applicants with prior learning may be eligible to join one of our programmes at an advanced stage. Please  click here for further details.

Coaching Courses:

Short Nutrition Courses:

Bioscience Entry Courses:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD):

The Centre is committed to offering opportunities for graduates to continue learning after qualification. Not only CNELM graduates but graduates of other nutrition courses and other health professionals join our CPD courses. Keeping up-to-date is an ongoing challenge for practitioners and our CPD study options can be attended or taken audio visually via our online video lecture facility. Please  click here for further details.

If you are unsure which course is right for you, visit  Which Course? 

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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.