WHAT IS MS FOOD NUTRITION AND DIETETICS?

A major focus of MS program will be to provide training and advanced knowledge in the subject of Food, Nutrition & Dietetics. The program will be unique regarding maintaining high quality education offered in the selected areas, in which there is a significant demand in the market. The NUR International University has replaced, MSc. programs with BS degree program and it will also beneficial to introduce Master of Food, Nutrition & Dietetics to increase the supply of well trained and competent graduates in the market. MS Food, Nutrition & Dietetics will be beneficial program, not only to meet the growing demand for higher education but also to provide opportunities to our talented students in order to get better jobs.

SCOPE

  • Dietitian/Clinical Nutritionist
  • Community Nutritionist/Public Health Nutritionist
  • Food & Nutrition Services Nutritionist/ Food Service Administrator
  • Nutrition Educationist and Researcher

Opportunities Areas:

  1. Dietitian/ Clinical Nutritionist
  • Health Care Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Weight Management Centers/ Gym/ Fitness Centre
  • Independent Private setup
  • Multinational Companies
  • Consultant for Private Companies and Hospitals
  • Hospital Seminar and Workshops
  1. Community Nutritionist/ Public Health Nutritionist: 
  • Public Health Departments
  • School Health & Nutrition Programs
  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Community Development Program
  • NGO’s Seminar and Workshops
  1. Food & Nutrition Services Nutritionist/ Food Service Administrator 
  • Food Industries
  • Hospitality industry
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services
  • Health Care In-patient Food Services
  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • Chef Schools
  • Government Food Department
  1. Nutrition Educationist and Researcher
  • Research Centre
  • Teaching Institutes (School & Colleges and Universities)

List of Approved Courses for MS Food, Nutrition And Dietetics

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours   Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
FND-701 Therapeutic Role of Macro and Micronutrients 3 (2-1) FND-714 Life Cycle Nutrition 3(3-0)
FND-702 Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy 3 (2-1) FND-715 Food Safety and Quality Management 3(3-0)
FND-703 Functional Foods, Ageing & Degenerative Diseases 3 (3-0) FND-716 Food Chemistry 3(3-0)
FND-704 Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics 3 (3-0) FND-717 Food & Nutrition Services Practice 3(2-1)
FND-705 Advanced Human Nutrition & Metabolism 3 (3-0) FND-718 Nutritional Immunology 3(3-0)
FND-706 Applied Community Nutrition 3 (3-0) FND-719 Special Problem 1(1-0)
FND-707 Research Methods 3 (3-0) FND-720 Seminar 1(1-0)
FND-708 Recent Advances in Human Nutrition 3 (3-0) FND-721 Nutritional Epidemiology 3(3-0)
FND-709 Clinical Aspects and Nutritional Influences on Biochemistry 3 (3-0) FND-722 Global Food Issue 3(3-0)
FND-710 Food Laws and Regulations 3(3-0) FND-723 Community Nutrition 3(2-1)
FND-711 Food Toxins & Allergens 3(3-0) FND-724 Nutrition Education & Awareness 3(2-1)
FND-712 Sports & Exercise Nutrition 3(2-1) FND-725 Research/Thesis 6 (0-6)
FND-713 Nutritional Practice, Communication & Counselling Skills 3(0-3)

Note:

  • Major Courses will be compulsory in specific semester.
  • Minor/ Elective courses will be as per course work requirement of each student and will not be more than 1/3 of the total credit hours (as per HEC criteria).
  • Biochemistry and Physiology will be offered as Minor courses.
  • Biostatistics as Deficiency course will be offered as per requirement of the course work.
Faculty Applied Sciences
Study Level Postgraduate
Program Duration 2 Years
Program Type Regular
Total Credit Hours  30 Credit Hours

Course work (24)

Research (06)

Intake Fall Semester
Students having background in:

BS / B.Sc. Hons. Nutritional Sciences

BS / B.Sc. Hons. Home Economics Major: Food & Nutrition

BS / B.Sc. Hons. Human Nutrition & Dietetics

BS / B.Sc. Hons. Food Science & Technology

MBBS

 No 3rd division in entire academic career

16 years of formal education with at least 2.5 CGPA.

Pass any one of following:

  • GAT/ NTS (General)
  • Major Subject Test by Clinical Nutrition Department

Interview by Admission committee

 

Note

  • Result awaiting students can apply but submission of complete official transcript at the time of interview will be mandatory.
  • CGPA in the last degree will be counted as past academic achievements.
  • Candidates who fail in the Departmental Test will be ineligible to appear for the interview.