About M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics


The Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics is a two-year postgraduate program which focuses on welfare humanity through nutritional and health-related dietary support. Parul University’s Nutrition and Dietetics program focuses on promoting healthy living standards, through deductive scientific models and experimentation. The program allows students to specialise and gain expert training in the field which nurtures them into becoming highly trained and capable personnel. The program is both an integration of theoretical and practical learning methodologies which allows students to gain a 360-degree learning approach. The department provides a highly specialised pool of faculties and research guides who go on to provide students with an enriching learning experience. To provide students with a practical learning experience, the Faculty is equipped with state of the art research facilities which seeks to provide the students with an exposure to the contemporary scientific research on food, nutrition & dietetics. The program encourages student contribution to various levels of social welfare and development. Our curriculum is strategically designed to provide students with the most comprehensive exposure to real-time nutrition and diet concerns to play an active role in disease control and societal welfare. Beyond the scope of the academics, the program also seeks to enhance the career competencies and practical skillsets of the students, to match up the various industrial expectations. 
 

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M.Sc. Nutrition & DieteticsProgram Outcomes


Why Study M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics provides enriching experience into the depth of specialised scientific research which allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding with the emergence of genetically modified food, and other forms of scientific enhancements in many of the food industries, maintaining a health standard has become a role of great significance and priority. This has created a pool of opportunities for Nutrition and Dietetics students to take up various careers across various industries. Nutritionists and Dietetics work towards developing balanced diets which can help an individual stay healthy and full within their budget. A trained nutritionist or dietician works towards developing the individual private diet plans, along with public national health strategies. Upon the completion of the program, the students can take up causes in fields such as:
Clinical Dietician

Clinical Dietician

An ability to develop an understanding of the modern trends within the food industry and the various ways and methods used to develop healthcare and promote the quality of life.

Nutritionist

An ability to navigate the scientific landscape and actively engage in the production processes of various Industries.

Nutritionist
Community Dietician

Community Dietician

An ability to apply the fundamentals of nutrition to innovate novel cutting edge developments through the use of experimentations.

Management Dietician

An ability to develop the understanding of industry regulations and regulatory frameworks in science for ethical human development.

Management Dietician
NGO Worker

NGO Worker

An ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills and professional competences in the various aspects of skill-based communication.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System).


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

For admission to M.sc. Nutrition & Dietetics, the candidate shall have passed their undergraduate studies in a B.sc program of equivalent from a recognized University.

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Mode of Admission

For Admission to this program, please follow our online admission procedure, Apply Now.

M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics feesFees

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M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Rs. 30,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics CurriculumCurriculum

ADVANCED FOOD SCIENCE AND RESERVATION

ADVANCED HUMAN NUTRITION

NUTRITION HEALTH COMMUNICATION

RESEARCH METHODS AND BIOSTATISTICS – 1

LAB - NUTRITION HEALTH COMMUNICATION

ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY

RESEARCH METHODS AND BIOSTATISTICS – 2

ADVANCED NUTRITION BIOCHEMISTRY

SCIENTIFIC WRITING

LAB-ADVANCED NUTRITION BIOCHEMISTRY

NCDs AND THEIR MANAGEMENT

NUTRITION EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

DISSERTATION – I

LAB – NUTRITION EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

 

ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION

INTERNSHIP

LAB- ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION

NUTRITION MAINSTREAMING AND ADVOCACY

NUTRITION PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

NUTRITION AND GENDER IN THE LIFE- CYCLE

LAB- NUTRITION PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

DISSERTATION-III (D2 for 18-19 batch)

CONVERGENCE IN NUTRITION PROGRAMMES

 

DISSERTATION –II

 

 

M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics Curriculum Laboratories


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Research and Development Lab.

As a way of promoting research in robotics and automation, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical research activities for social and industrial significance.

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Computer Labs

Equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure. Each lab allows students to develop and shape their understanding in the various areas of MySQL, SQL Server, TurboC, VisualStudio, MATLAB, NetBeans, Linux, Windows OS, and Macromedia Dreamweaver.

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Animal house

Animal house

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Analysis lab for analysis of biomolecules

Analysis lab for analysis of biomolecules

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics CurriculumActivities


WORKSHOPS, EXPERT TALKS & COUNSELLING

PU always strives to step foot beyond the regular horizons of academics by conducting workshops, expert talks and counselling. These sessions introduce students to a whole new world of hands on practice and in depth knowledge of the syllabus. In line with this, the students pursuing Nutrition & Dietetics were involved in numerous field and administrative research works like- 1. An Expert lecture on "Food Fortification- initiative by Government of India" by Prof. Sirimavo Nair 2. Prof. Shubhada Kanani delivered a guidance talk to 'to be parents': Successful Breastfeeding of Infants, Facts You Should Know. 3. Counselling at Aganwadi Center 4. Counselling for sports nutrition

National Seminar on 'Recent Trends in Research and Development'

National Seminar on 'Recent Trends in Research and Development' was successfully organized by Faculty of Applied Sciences, Parul University in collaboration with the Microbiology Society of India wherein reputed subject experts Dr Deshmukh, Dr Wakte and Dr Awasthi delivered keynote addresses.

Dhoom 2020

Parul University's annual festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and features a platform for students' creative expression. For Applied Science students, the platform developed and shaped their interpersonal skills and personal confidence to match the needs of the industry and enhance their employability.

Science Vibe – 2019

The faculty of Applied Science celebrated National Science Day on 15th March, 2019 by organizing Science Vibe event. The event covered various competitions like Working Model Presentation, Poster Presentation, Scientific spot photography, Quiz, Science Game, etc. There were 468 participants from various branches of Parul University.

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