MSc Public Nutrition

MSc Public Nutrition is a 2-year degree program that comprises of coursework and practical training. It offers a variety of subjects such as basic to applied Food and Nutrition courses, nutrition education, fitness, clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics. This program will aid in the development of a comprehensive understanding of the role of diet and nutrients in the prevention, treatment, and management of diseases. The MSc in public nutrition emphasizes on both academic and practical knowledge.
The MSc in Public Nutrition equips the students with adequate knowledge to think about public health nutrition challenges by fostering a culture of shared responsibility for health, organizing efforts to promote and sustain nutrition-related health and well-being. Students will work in multidisciplinary teams and will practice activities like evaluating nutritional status and completing dietary assessments. The degree holders will learn to develop, plan, and evaluate nutrition program.

Core Courses

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Nutritional Intervention Planning
  • Dietetics
  • Biotechnology in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Research Planning and Methods in Human Nutrition
  • Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Biochemistry
  • Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Disease Prevention Through Nutrition
  • Nutrition Throughout Lifecycle

Eligibility Criteria

  • 16 years of education in the relevant field with at least 2.500/4.00 CGPA or equivalent marks
  • pass admission test in the required score (as per university policy)


MSc public nutrition will prepare the students for a job that makes a difference. Nutritionists and dieticians are always in demand. The demand can be attributed to two major factors: worrisome population growth and harmful diets. Both are causing a requirement for sufficient nutrition. It is necessary to be aware of the importance of good health. People must be informed about current health trends. Diet consultants are experts in the field. They can assist people in achieving better health. In food manufacturing and processing industries, the scope of human nutrition and dietetics is expanding. The degree holders can work as a food and nutrition consultant, a food authority official, a teacher, a quality control manager, or a food inspector.


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