Academic & Clinical Excellence

Academic & Clinical Excellence

At BCNH we are passionate about providing our students with the best academic and clinical excellence through training to become successful Nutrition Practitioners.

Validated by the University of Northampton

From September 2021 we offer a BSc (Hons) programme Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine validated by the University of Northampton. Therefore, we are very excited about this new partnership as we share many values with the University programme.

Clinical Excellence

The BSc (Hons) Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine incorporates comprehensive academic and clinical excellence through training based on a functional medicine model.

It has been designed to provide you with the confidence and skills to become a safe and effective nutrition practitioner. As a result, you will be able to communicate appropriately with the medical profession.

The core curriculum for nutritional therapy (which must be met for NTEC accreditation) stipulates that a minimum of 70 hours of development and supervision of clinical skills is required. 

Our BSc (Hons) course provides approximately 112 clinical contact hours.  It comprises small-group clinical seminars delivered throughout the course. Students also deliver supervised live consultations to four clients in the level 6 Clinical Practice modules.

Academic and Clinical Excellence

NTEC requires a minimum of 15 case studies to be completed. BCNH course, however, provides the opportunity for students to complete approximately 35 increasingly complex case studies. These case studies are fictional, observational, role-play, and supervised with real clients.  

Real client case studies also incorporate writing referral letters to your clients’ GPs (with their permission). As a result, you will learn to work with the medical profession.

The broad nature of the clinical training, coupled with the continuous development and support for the development of clinical skills, ensures that you will leave the programme confident in your ability to practice and focus on generating business, rather than being concerned about effectively carrying out a consultation.

To read about some success stories of our graduates, please click here.

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