Masters in Medicine & Health

Nutrition & Dietetics


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Nutrition is the study of food elements and nutrients and their impact on the human body. This science closely analyses the substances from the food and the drinks people ingest are closely analysed and determines their impact on the human body. Dietetics means providing a balanced food diet to the body, so that the final aim of the treatment can be fulfilled.

Nutrition and dietetics studies bridge the connection between food, medicine and chemistry, focusing on the good and bad effects of alimentation on the human body. Since a balanced diet can cure diseases, a poor diet leads to imbalances in the human body. This is why obesity and chronic illnesses are the most popular specializations in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Medical schools and colleges offers Bachelor’s degrees in nutrition, leading to employment in the private sector or public hospitals, nursing care facilities and other institutions.

Nutrition is a well-paid field of medicine that has seen an increasing public interest in the last years. Graduates of Master’s degrees in nutrition and dietetics may also make use of their newly gained expertise by entering fields such as advertising, marketing and food manufacturing.

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Suggested Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics

M.Sc. Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health

The online master specialisation Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health at Wageningen University and Research is designed as a part-time study. The field of nutritional epidemiology and public health aims at elucidating the relationships between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes.

M.Sc. Human Nutrition

The Human Nutrition programme from University of Copenhagen gives you comprehensive knowledge of the importance of nutrition to human health and a thorough understanding of the principles and methods of nutritional science.

M.Sc. European Master in Sustainable Animal Nutrition and Feeding

The European Master in Sustainable Animal Nutrition and Feeding MSc course from Wageningen University and Research will decrease the shortage of academics in this field by educating third country and European students a state of the art, 2-years Master course in the feeding and nutrition of food producing animals with a multidisciplinary approach towards productivity.

M.Sc. Food Technology and Human Nutrition

The Master of Science in Food Technology and Human Nutrition at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences teaches students the new trends in plant product technology, food policies and rapid methods in microbiological analysis of food. The Master’s degree focuses on food biotechnology and biochemistry, aiming to educate individuals and populations about proper healthy nutrition.