Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Master of Human Nutrition
MASTER & MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSc)
In the Human Nutrition stream, the graduates will have the knowledge and skills relevant for working as a qualified nutritionist in the area of human nutrition, and also in a variety of nutrition-related areas such as public health, food and/or health industries, the media, nutrition policy development, teaching and research for health and education services, sports nutrition or other organizations
Key facts & Course Highlights
The public health significance of diet and nutrition throughout the life course on the health of the nation is widely acknowledged by medical and allied health professions based upon constantly emerging epidemiological research data. This study programme critically explores the relationships between diet, health and wellbeing through the life course of both the individual and at the community and population level.
Master’s programmes in Human Nutrition integrates novel and emerging policy, practice and sustainability issues relating to diet for health, using nutrition in practice to determine dietary needs, practice and advice. This programme aims to develop an advanced understanding of the principles of nutrition and enables students to scientifically evaluate the links between diet, health and disease. Postgraduate training provides students with a broad understanding of the principles of nutrition, their applications and a distinct range of skills to increase the effectiveness and quality of service delivery in relevant professions.
The students will also learn about the biological, social and policy related aspects of human nutrition along with skills to evaluate the findings of human nutrition studies and undertaking research. This programme in nutrition is designed to attract Bachelor of Science graduates and related bachelors from a range of disciplines where students show an aptitude for human nutrition and health. A graduate of the programme will be qualified to register within the professional framework for a Registered Nutritionist.
MASTER & MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSc) PROGRAMMES
IN Human Nutrition Global Public Health Nutrition Dietetics