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M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

About the Course :

The advantage of enrolling master degree in Clinical nutrition and dietetics is important to provide a comprehensive professional education that focuses on nutrition and its application in prevention and disease management that prepares graduates to practice in a wide range of clinical, consulting, and industry settings. Suitable to prepare individuals to apply the principles of dietetics, biomedical and nutrition knowledge to design and manage effective nutrition programs as part of clinical treatment and therapy programs, health care facilities and food services.

The course aims to enhance the student’s knowledge in various areas, for assessment of nutrients in food for maintaining health, quality, composition and safety properties available in food ingredients, fundamentals of balanced diet and understanding the importance of fitness and exercise. In addition, Candidates will be knowledgeable in life cycle nutrition, Human physiology, metabolism, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counselling, public health and nutrition, Drug and nutrient interaction and toxicology, Nutrigenomics & Nutraceuticals , physical fitness, food product development, health communication. The course offers many career opportunities to the candidates after its completion.

Recognition & Accreditation

Recognized by Government of Karnataka

Career Areas

Practice and implement state of art nutrition care or consultancy in health food industry, critical care nutrition segments, clinical setups, nutraceutical industry, sports and fitness centres, therapeutic nutrition product manufacturing set ups, geriatric care units, meal/food distribution centres, women and child development organizations, Food auditing set ups, Food testing labs, academic colleges, research institutes and Food corporations.

Eligibility Criteria

50% aggregate marks in any life science degree from recognised university are eligible

Career Prospectus

Academician Entrepreneur Scientist Therapeutic Dietician Sports nutritionist Space nutritionist Administrative nutritionist Public health or Community dietician Nutrition trainer Nutrition consultant Researcher Food parks.

Higher Studies

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Duration

2 years (4 Semesters)

Fees structure

2.30-2.75 Lakh

Affiliation

Affiliated to Bangalore University

Academic System

Semester