The Diploma in Dietetic Education and Practical Training is a one year professional, post-degree program for graduates with an honors degree in Foods and Nutrition within the last three years. This innovative Diploma is a comprehensive program that combines the rich learning experiences of academic courses with extensive practical training to prepare you for a career as a registered dietitian.
The DDEPT admissions process is now complete and our May 2019 cohort of students have been selected.
Program Updates and Application Instructions – January 8, 2019
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Important Update Regarding Dietetic Practicum Programs – Effective December 21, 2018
The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University has entered into a collaboration agreement with Hamilton Health Sciences regarding dietetic practicums. We are both very committed to ensuring that the dietetic practicums at HHSC are preserved and integrated into the post-undergraduate academic programs at Brescia. If you are interested in applying for a dietetic practicum at Hamilton Health Sciences, we invite you to apply to Brescia’s Diploma in Dietetic Education & Practical Training Program by January 18, 2019 at: http://brescia.uwo.ca/academics/certificate-and-diploma-programs/diploma-foods-nutrition/ and indicate your preference for Hamilton Health Sciences in your cover letter and in your geographic location choices in the application.
The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University has been engaged in collaboration discussions with London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) regarding their dietetic practicum programs. While we do not have signed collaboration agreements yet, we are all very committed to ensuring that the dietetic practicums at LHSC are preserved and integrated into academic programs. As such, if you are interested in applying to this program, we would ask that you apply to Brescia’s Diploma in Dietetic Education & Practical Training Program at the following link by January 18, 2019: http://brescia.uwo.ca/academics/certificate-and-diploma-programs/diploma-foods-nutrition/ and indicate your preference for London Health Sciences in your cover letter and in your geographic location choices in the application.
Please note that Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) for the DDEPT program will be held February 21st and February 22nd, 2019 at Brescia. Please hold those dates. Those selected to attend the MMIs will be notified the week before, and in-person attendance at Brescia University is mandatory. First round of program acceptance offers will be made to successful applicants beginning March 8th, 2019.
- Diploma in Dietetic Education and Practical Training Brochure
- Tuition and Fee Information
(In addition to tuition based fees, interns will be responsible for fees associated with internship including but not limited to lodging, travel expenses, DC membership and insurances, immunizations, police checks, additional training and workshops)