The Nutrition program offers a Master of Science degree by thesis and coursework. The candidates in this field of specialisation will be trained on the importance of nutrition in health and the complexity of nutritional problems. Nutrition is also closely linked to food production and safety.
The Master of Science (Nutrition) Program complements the Doctor of Philosophy program that comprises only research work. Graduates from this program will possess sound knowledge in the field of Nutrition. It is hoped that these graduates will apply the gained knowledge in areas of research and production of nutritious foods, food safety and quality, food regulations as well as food and nutrition education programs.
All candidates for this program have to register and pass 14 credit hours of courses to fulfil the requirement for graduation. From the 14 credit hours of courses, 4 credit hours core Faculty and 10 credit hours for core program. The list of the courses are:
and select 10 credit hours from the list:
- Science of Fats and Oils
- Experiment Techniques in Food Science
- Research Techniques in Nutrition
- Food Quality
- Nutrition and Aging
- Food and Nutrition Toxicology
- Food Additive Substance
- Applied Nutrition
- Nutrient and Drug Interactions
- Food Safety Management
- Diet Therapy Advanced