Programme Details of M.Sc. Public Nutrition

Programme Name: M.Sc. Public Nutrition
Introduction: This programme will help to develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of diet and nutrients in the etiology, prevention, treatment and management of diseases by offering a variety of subjects like basic to applied Food and Nutrition courses, nutrition education, nutrition for fitness, clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics etc.
Admission Requirement: At least 14 years of schooling or 2 years of education after HSSC/FSc/Grade 12 equivalent in the relevant discipline with minimum second division is the basic eligibility criteria. Candidates with the following degree are eligible for admission in this programme: BSc/ BS Nursing h BS Physiotherapy h BS Medical Technology h Bachelors of Homeopathic Medical Sciences (BHMS) h MD Alternative Medicine h Bachelor of Eastern Medicine h BS in Medical Emergency & Intensive Care Technology h BSc/BS Vision Sciences h BS/BSc Home Economics h BS Nutrition h BSc with majors in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biology
Selection Process: Merit Based
Duration: 02 years
Medium of Instruction: English
Teaching Methodology: Blended learning
AIOU Credits Required: 60 Credit hours
Course Required: Course work equal to 54 credit hours Plus 06 credits research project
Elective / Major Courses:
Collaborations: Local teaching hospitals and Research Organizations
Workshop: 02 weeks workshop in each semster
Thesis: NO
Practical: Lab/ community based
Viva: Viva based on Project
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