In addition to equipping students with theoretical and practical skills in Clinical Nutrition, a degree from NIU also demonstrates that they can think logically and critically, solve complicated problems and manage their time effectively. As a NIU Clinical Nutrition Graduate, students will be well prepared for a wide range of employment and postgraduate study opportunities. In addition to equipping students with theoretical and practical skills in Clinical Nutrition, a degree from NIU also demonstrates that they can think logically and critically, solve complicated problems and manage their time effectively.

Scheme of Studies:
Semester 1    
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MCN 601 Research Methods 3
MCN 602 Educational Methodologies 1
MCN 603 Application of Epidemiology in Biological Sciences 1
MCN 604 Application of Biostatistics in Biological Sciences 3
MCN 605 Critical Review 1
MCN 606 Teaching Techniques/ Teaching Assistantship 3
  Total 12
Semester 2    
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MCN 604 Medical Application of Clinical Nutrition 3
MCN 610 Analysis of Human and Nutritional Biochemistry 3
MCN 611 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Nutritional 2
  Physiology  
MCN 612 Therapeutic Nutrition 4
  Total 12
Semester 3    
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MCN 613 Nutritional Inuence on Human Endocrinology 3
MCN 614 Nutri-Genomics 2
MCN 615 Advances Study of Functional Foods 2
MCN 616 Selection of Topic and Synopsis Writing 1
  Total 8
Semester 4    
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MCN 617 Preliminary Research: Synopsis presentation 1
MCN 618 Journal Club: Presentation on recent Journal Articles 2
MCN 619 Article Writing, Processing and Acceptance 2
MCN 620 Final Seminar: Presentation on dissertation 1
MCN 621 Research and Thesis 10
  Total 16