The PhD Food and Nutrition programme is a value added degree programme that focuses on the research based prevention of wide range of avoidable nutritional problems. The programme is partially funded by DFID & British Council under Higher Education Link (HEL) Programme. Technical assistance and expert advice has been provided by the Center for Health and Nutrition Research, Nine Wells Hospital of University of Dundee, Scotland.
The minimum entry requirement for PhD Food and Nutrition is
· First class masters degree in Food and Nutrition/Community Health and Nutrition with three years teaching and research experience.
· Second class masters’ degree in Food and Nutrition and in addition have successfully completed their MPhil in Food and Nutrition.
M.Sc Minimum Ten semesters (Five years) Maximum Fourteen semesters (Seven years) M.Phil Minimum Eight semesters (Four years) Maximum Ten semesters (Five years)
Medium of Instruction:
Distance learning with 15 days workshop in the beginning and end of each semester
AIOU Credits Required:
Twelve full AIOU credits Half Credit Course (42 hrs) Full Credit Course (56 hrs) M.PHILL
Eight full AIOU credits Half Credit Course (42 hrs) Full Credit Course (56 hrs)