Bachelor of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics

Overview

The Department of Food Technology and Nutrition in the Faculty of Agriculture proposes a BSc. programme in Foods Nutrition and Dietetics. Since nutrition problems are multicausal, the course incorporates various courses: biological, physical, medical and social sciences, to help the graduates of the programme address problems from a multidisciplinary point of view. Graduates from the programme might go on for postgraduate training in applied and basic nutrition, food science and technology, public health disciplines, such as epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, maternal and child health, etc., or alternatively, accept jobs with relevant ministries, non‑governmental organizations (NGOs), schools and colleges.

The Department of Food Technology and Nutrition in the Faculty of Agriculture proposes a BSc. programme in Foods Nutrition and Dietetics. Since nutrition problems are multicausal, the course incorporates various courses: biological, physical, medical and social sciences, to help the graduates of the programme address problems from a multidisciplinary point of view. Graduates from the programme might go on for postgraduate training in applied and basic nutrition, food science and technology, public health disciplines, such as epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, maternal and child health, etc., or alternatively, accept jobs with relevant ministries, non‑governmental organizations (NGOs), schools and colleges.

  • Candidates must, in satisfying the minimum entrance requirements of mean grade of C+ for the University, offer passes at C or above in Biology or Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Physics or Physical Science and, in Mathematics (or Geography, Home Science, Agriculture).

Other Candidates

  • Alternatively, admission may be granted to outstanding diplomats from recognized Health, Agricultural or Veterinary Colleges, with passes at credit or distinction.

Nutritionists

Dieticians

 

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