Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

September, January

Course length

16 weeks


Distance learning

Module description

About this module

This module provides an in-depth insight into the current scientific evidence underpinning the present nutritional advice for optimising bone health.

You will study the assessment of nutritional status and aspects of nutrition, body composition, medication and nutritional strategies on bone health. This will include:

Who is this course for

All health professionals

Course team

Dr Kavita Karnik – Nutritionist, Bone Health, Falls

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

You must hold a professional health care qualification and be eligible to register with the relevant professional board.

Students without a BA/BSc should be a health care professional and have a minimum of two years clinical experience in Osteoporosis, DXA, Falls.

You will need to have completed the Theoretical Considerations in the Diagnosis & Management of Osteoporosis module prior to studying this module

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £800.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.