Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
The general objective is to be the hallmark of Nutrition and dietetics excellence by developing relevant competencies to enable graduates acquires relevant skills to design and implement nutrition and dietetics interventions at national and international levels. The program will offer professional and scientific training, research, consultancy, policy
development and publications.
Minimum Admission Requirements
BSc. Second Class Honours Upper Division in any of the following areas: Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, MBChB, paramedical areas, Public health, Physiology, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Community Health and development or equivalent qualifications. Those with Second Class Lower Division must have at least 2 years practical experience after graduation.
Expected Learning Outcomes
By the end of the program, the learners should be able to:
1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of content and skills, knowledge, theories, and issues that comprise their discipline.
2. Plan and implement effective strategies to ensure healthy clients, healthy cities and communities.
3. Demonstrate competence in handling the unique nature, abilities, cultures, and characteristics of all people.
4. Utilize science and technology to enhance the effectiveness of designed programmes for clients.
5. Establish positive relationships and collaborate with a variety of target groups
(e.g. Students, colleagues, families, local community members, etc.) in order to
promote and enhance the health of a community.
To qualify for graduation, candidates must attain take and pass 153 credit