2 Years Master Degree Programme

Master of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics

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  • The Programme offers various courses which provide a deeper understanding of different metabolic pathways and their importance in health care system.
  • Aims at the clinical treatment of diseases by dietary modifications and counselling approaches to improve community health
  • Provides necessary industrial and field exposure, internship in hospitals and food industries
  • Focuses on the design and implementation of research projects in the field of nutrition to meet demands of the society
  • Emphasizes developing entrepreneurial skills among its students.
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2 Years

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Programme Overview

M.Sc. in Food Nutrition and Dietetics is a 2-year postgraduate programme which deals with basic and advanced study on food and nutrition and develops understanding and knowledge in relation to human health. Food Nutrition and Dietetics is one of the multi disciplinary fields with great demand in various applications in the field of research and development. Pursuing a degreee in food and nutrition will enable students to opt for various higher studies like M.Phil and PhD which will generate better job prospects. Besides, a post graduate programme in food and nutrition will enhance career prospects in research based jobs in sectors such as education, human health to name a few.

Programme Educational Outcomes
  • Graduates will demonstrate commitment towards a scientific understanding of the community concerned and to improve the quality of life of individuals, family and people at large.
  • Graduates will apply theoretical concepts in laboratory setting as per standard methods in food science and nutrition.
  • Students will have opportunity to conduct innovative independent research.
Programme Outcomes
  • Scientific Knowledge: Apply Scientific knowledge for innovation and solving nutritional issues.
  • Laboratory skills: Develop skills with scientific, systematic experiential learning in respective field of study or discipline.
  • Analytical skill: Ability to understand and analyze problems relevant to socioeconomics, environmental, health etc.
  • Problem solving skills: Ability to find solutions to the problems and threats faced with the help of scientific research.
  • Proficiency: Develop proficiency in respective branch of science and scientific tools and equipment.
  • Communication skill: Develop communication skill to communicate among the peer and society to promote scientific thinking and research outcomes
  • Professional ethics: Knowledge of professional ethics and their strict application in respective profession
  • Research: Temperament to take up research as a career to develop new knowledge in thrust areas.
  • Social Responsibility: Sense of responsibility to do utmost possible for development of society by educating mass, solving problems, enhancing natural resources, removing superstitions and there by contribution to nation building as a whole.
  • Environmental responsibility: Sense of responsibility to maintain ecological balance. To be able to develop sustainable eco-friendly approaches favouring livelihood of all the components of nature.
Programme Specific Outcomes
  • To learn the management of a food service facility and maintenance of sanitation and hygiene.
  • To learn different aspects of a new food product development and acquiring entrepreneurship skills.
  • Understand the various biochemical reactions related to nutrition and impact of technology in processing of food products.
  • To learn skills of diet counselling and menu planning by under going dietetic internships

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CST- Common scholarship test is a national and international level online MCQ based examination funded for intellectual empowerment by Assam down town University.

CST- Maximum enrolment each year is 120 seats and any 10+2 students can apply.
Adtu is northeast India’s first placement driven university to provide 100% scholarship benefits worth 10 cr.

CST aims to inspire brilliant and competent students to pursue further education.
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