Student Responsibilities



CNELM has a number of Policies and Procedures in place to help you to understand what is expected and/or required of you as a student studying at CNELM.

As a collaborative partner with Middlesex University (MU) we agree to abide by MUs Regulations for students enrolled on courses validated by them, which are available online at:

Before starting your studies with us at CNELM we ask you to acknowledge and confirm that:

      • studying for a higher education qualification will mean that you will need to engage in the course in a manner that enables you to meet the learning outcomes of the programme
      • you will take responsibility to read and comply with the Rules and Regulations of the programme and relevant Policies and Procedures
      • if in any doubt of what is required of you that you will ask for clarification
      • if there is any change in your physical, emotional or financial change in your circumstances affecting your capacity to engage with the programme, you will let us know at the earliest opportunity
      • CNELM as a collaborative partner with MU is required to uphold the standards and delegated responsibilities agreed with them and will operate within the guidance provided by the UK Quality Code and framework for Higher Education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

As a student you will have access online to all our policies and procedures including those that reflect MUs Regulations. Many of our policies and procedures relate to what you need to know to progress through your course in a manner that demonstrates that the final degree award that you will receive from MU has been achieved in line with expectations of other MU awards and that your experience as a student is similar to students following similar University programmes.

CNELM Policies and Procedures made available to students include:

  • Academic Misconduct
  • Admissions and Enrolment
  • Advanced Learner APEL Policy
  • Assignment Policy
  • Clinic Audit Policy
  • Complaints Policy
  • English as a Foreign Language Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Exam Policy
  • Fitness to Practice Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • IT Facilities and Web Services Acceptable Use Policy
  • Library and Learning Resources Policy
  • Payment and Refund Policy
  • Student Access to Records Policy
  • Student Rights Statement
  • Student Rights, Privileges and Facilities Policy
  • Student Support Policy
  • Student Voice Statement
  • Supervision, Mentoring and Team Meetings Policy

Applicants can request copies of CNELM policies and procedures prior to enrolment on a programme.

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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.