Nutrition Course


Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and Eastern Nutrition

 This Diploma level course is part of the Diploma in Unani Medicine course. The course is designed to offer an additional qualification for those studying the Unani Medicine course or for those that purely want a qualification as a Nutrition Qualification allowing them to practice with a professional registration.

Year 1 and 2 Unani medicine diploma has integrated Nutrition modules (which is also ran a separate course). However, in order to convert the nutrition-based modules studied within Unani diploma into a nutritional qualification (accredited body by the Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (FNTP) ) trainees will be required to complete additional assignments. 

You can obtain and advanced Nutritional Therapist award after you have completed the nutritional advisor course.


Fees for Nutritional Advisor course is included with the Unani diploma course (For Unani diploma students a £100 marking fee apply each of the two years). If Nutritional Advisor course is taken independently the fee is £800 or £100 per month over 8 months if payed by instalments.

Fees for Nutritional Therapist course is £1200 or or £120 per month over 10 months if payed by instalments.

Cutam college will not refund any fees paid after 1st October of the college year. Those on the deposit scheme understand that a deposit is non refundable. All those on the monthly payment scheme are liable to pay the full fee if they choose to leave the course. All those on the monthly payment scheme are must pay instalment by the1st of each month. Those that miss a payment will not be permitted to attend the classes.

For more details contact the college.

Click here for the course prospectus.

Entry requirements:

A good standard of education is desirable, or equivalent workplace experience. Applicants must have a good command of English language and comprehension (and be able to communicate well in English, both verbally and in writing); and ideally one science GCSE and English GCSEs or equivalent is advisable although not compulsory. Students will be asked to produce comprehensive case reports where they are expected to interpret information relevant to the cases they study, and then produce a professional report at a level understandable to the general public (future information can be found in the course prospectus).


To provide:

  1. Provide knowledge of the principles of traditional Unani Tibb nutritional and dietary approaches.
  2. Develop the skills that would enable the student to apply a traditional Unani Tibb approach to nutrition in order to help effect optimal health and well-being in the client.
  3. Ensure a comprehensive understanding of the Unani Tibb context of nutrition and dietary therapy as a means to maintaining good health, balanced humours and temperaments, and addressing disease.
  4. Develop skills to enable practitioners to advise on and modify diets appropriately.
  5. Explain how diet, lifestyle and the environment may contribute to a toxic internal environment.
  6. Explain how diet, lifestyle and the environment may contribute to humoral imbalance and disease.
  7. Establish the relationship between the health of an individual, humoral balance and diet and nutrition.
  8. Understand how diet and lifestyle affects temperament balance.


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