Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition represents the provision of necessary material to the cells and organisms in order to survive. Nutrition of the human beings is constituted by the food and drinks we ingest.The field of nutrition and dietetics specializes in understanding the effects of alimentation on the human body. Food is necessary for us to survive, but since food is also a human pleasure, an art and an industry, food can also harm us. By regulating our food ingestion we can prevent certain unhealthy developments of the body, or we can remedy them if they happened already. Nutritionists can advise a person on what and how to eat and drink to become or maintain healthy. This area is much more complex than it first seems since, the diet one should adopt is not standard, but has to be customized for each person according to his/her state of health, previous or existing conditions, necessities or requirements.Nutrition and dietetics is the science that helps us when we want to lose weight, improve our athletic capabilities, go through physical transformation or undergo surgical procedures. This discipline is closely related to medicine, physiology and chemistry.

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Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation) M.Sc. Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 2,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 8,300 per year
  • 36 months

Do you think it is interesting to study the role that nutrition and lifestyle play in the development of diseases? Epidemiologists try to detect these relationships in large groups of people. Epidemiology is the basic science of public health. Research results are the starting points for health advice and lead to a greater understanding of cause and effect. If it is known that certain behaviour leads to a disease, then you can quantify the impact of that behaviour and establish effective measures for disease prevention.

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Human Nutrition M.Sc. Human Nutrition
  • Sep 2016
  • Non-EEA € 14,600 per year
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • 24 months

Our diet plays a very significant role in the development of, for example, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases and thus in the development of lifestyle diseases that are a burden on the individual, society and the healthcare system.

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International Public Health Nutrition M.Sc. International Public Health Nutrition
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 9,500 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 13,500 per year
  • 12 months

Nutrition has long been recognised as a vitally important determinant of health status within both industrialised and industrialising countries, but significant changes are occurring in the profile of nutritional problems. The International Public Health Nutrition is delivered by the University of Westminster.

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Food Science and Nutrition M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition
  • Feb 2017
  • Oct 2016
  • Not specified
  • 18 months

This course enhances opportunities for an international career by providing knowledge in food technology and food science and nutrition on the basis of European systems. Research conducted in well-equipped laboratories will prepare students to carry out advanced research.

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Nutrition and Health M.Sc. Nutrition and Health
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 6,030 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,200 per year
  • 12 months

The Nutrition and Health programme is offered at the Manchester Metropolitan University. This course offers graduates from food, nutrition or an appropriate science-related subject the opportunity to progress into research, industrial or management positions in the food and nutrition industry.

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Nutrition and Health M.Sc. Nutrition and Health
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 2,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 16,000 per year
  • 24 months

Nutrition and Health focuses on the role of dietary and lifestyle factors in human health and disease. This role is studied from a biomedical perspective at the individual and population levels. In addition, the mechanisms underlying beneficial and adverse effects are studied at the sub-cellular (DNA), cellular and organ/ organism levels. Human nutrition is a multidisciplinary field of expertise.

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Graduate Pathway in Nutrition Pre-Master Graduate Pathway in Nutrition
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 34,950 per year
  • International $ 34,950 per year
  • 9 months

INTO George Mason Universitys Graduate Pathway program in Nutrition will prepare you to enter the second year of a Master of Science in Nutrition at George Mason University.

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Food Quality Management M.Sc. Food Quality Management
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 14,300 per year
  • 24 months

Food quality management assures the health and safety of food and other perishable products (e.g. flowers) and has become increasingly important in todays society

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Italian food and wine M.Sc. Italian food and wine
  • Oct 2016
  • Not specified
  • 24 months

The "Italian Food and Wine" MSc degree will focus on the understanding, management, promotion and protection of high-value food products including wine. The internationally-recognised Italian food production system will be analysed as a model for defining and characterising the individual elements that contribute to the unique value of food products that are inextricably linked to place (terroir) through historic, social and cultural ties.

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Sustainable Animal Nutrition & Feeding M.Sc. Sustainable Animal Nutrition & Feeding
  • Sep 2016
  • Non-EEA € 8,000 per year
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • 24 months

The Erasmus Mundus double degree programme in Sustainable Animal Nutrition and Feeding educates students to solve the animal nutrition challenges of the future. As the global demand for food increases and awareness of the environmental impact of agriculture grows, scientists and experts who can come up with solutions are in ever-greater demand. This degree offers a unique education for very talented students in a high-ranking international research environment that equips them to come up with the solutions of tomorrow.

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Food Technology and Human Nutrition M.Sc. Food Technology and Human Nutrition
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA € 2,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,000 per year
  • 36 months

Food technology and human nutrition second cycle study programme (Master level) is designed to create the graduates with high practical and theoretical qualifications in food technology and human nutrition for the food industry and also further education (third level degree).

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