If you are looking to apply for the Nutritional Therapy Diploma or Science Access Courses it’s a simple step by step approach


Contact us

Contact our Admissions department by phone, email or web chat to find out about the course, entry requirements, course fees, learning options and enrolment dates. You can also find information on our website for the nutritional therapy diploma and science access course, or read our prospectus.

Send a course enquiry  Download prospectus


Need more information about the course?

Attend an open event or webinar or book a one-to-one appointment to find out more about the course you are interested in and what learning option is right for you, there’s also the opportunity to speak to one of the academic team.



If you are ready to apply


Entry requirements

Check you meet the entry requirements for the course, if you need advice contact our Admissions department to help with this.


Application form

Click below to download the application form. Use an Adobe Acrobat product to complete and sign the form. Then attach your qualifications and submit by email to our Admissions department.

If you live overseas or are an international applicant living in the UK please include the relevant visa documents. Please also attach photocopy of your passport and a digital passport sized photo. A skype interview will be organised with you following receipt of this documentation.

Application form


Application review

The application will be carefully assessed by our Admissions department. We know this can be a stressful time and we will keep you updated with it's progress.


Application outcome

If your application is successful you will be offered a place on the course, this will be confirmed by email.


Enrolment and fees

A student agreement will be emailed for you to complete and return to the Admissions Officer. To secure your place the registration fee and, either the full payment or the deposit must be paid before your enrolment start date.



Contact information

Course Advisor

Telephone (+44) 020 8614 7815  |  Email [email protected]



A little background info

NTEC accredits courses for nutritional therapy. Both attendance and e-learning options are now fully-acredited. 

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 Northern College of Acupuncture recognises the Nutritional Therapy Diploma Course (NTDC) at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition as degree-equivalent prior learning for admission to the MSc Advanced Nutrition (Research & Practice) for NTDC graduates who do not hold an initial honours degree.