M. Sc. (Nutrition and Dietetics) -Dietetics and Holistic Wellness

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M.Sc. with specialization of nutrition and dietetics is two year master program, which covers all theory and practical courses of nutrition and dietetics.  The M.Sc in Nutrition Dietetics Holistic Wellness program enables the students to learn the methods of assessing human nutritional requirements, nutritional assessment and diet planning.

Dietetics and Holistic Wellness covers all information related with diet planning and its effects on health. The M.Sc in Nutrition Dietetics Holistic Wellness specialization prepares students to use advanced knowledge about food and diet to help, prevent as well as treat diseases and maintain holistic wellness. Dietetics is a science that deals with the adequacy of diet during normal life cycle and modifications required during diseased condition. Holistic wellness is associated with an active process of being aware and making choices that lead toward an outcome of optimal holistic health and wellbeing. TheM.Sc in Nutrition Dietetics Holistic Wellness specialization enables students to learn the methods of assessing human nutritional requirements, dietary assessment and diet planning.

Duration

Duration of Program

2 years (4 Semesters)

Seats

Seats

5*

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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Slimming Manager
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Diet Counselor
  • Professor
  • Research Officer in NIN,CFTRI,ICMR
  • UNICEF program officer
  • WHO Project Officer
  • NGO based Project officer

Min. 50% marks in X, XII, and graduation in B.Sc. With Biology/Biotechnology/B.Sc./ Pharma / BPT/ B.Sc. Food Science Tech./ B.Sc. Microbiology/ B.Sc. Nursing / BMIT/B.Sc. Environmental Sciences/ B.Sc. Dairy Sciences/ Biochemistry/ B.Sc. Chemistry/ B.Sc. Zoology/B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics/home science or any other equivalent course

SEMESTER I

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 3
  Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 1 2
  Nutritional Biochemistry 3 3
  Nutritional Biochemistry Lab 1 2
  Principles of Dietetics  3 3
  Principles of Dietetics Lab 1 2
  Fundamentals of Food Science 3 3
  Fundamentals of Food Science Lab 1 2
  Seminar - I  1 1
  Research Methodology and Biostatistics 2 2
  Research Methodology and Biostastics Lab 1 1
  Disaster Management 2 2
  Open Elective - I 3 3
  Total 25 29

 

 

SEMESTER II

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Human Nutrition 3 3
  Diet in Disease 3 3
  Diet in Disease Lab 1 2
  Nutrition for Health and Fitness 2 2
  Psychological Counselling Skills 2 2
  Pediatric and Geriatric Nutrition 3 3
  Program Elective – I 3 3
  Seminar - II 1 1
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare 2 2
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare Lab 1 2
  Open Elective - II 3 3
  Summer Internship 0  
       
  Total 24 26

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition 2 2
  Food Microbiology 2 2
  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition Lab 1 2
  Food Microbiology Lab 1 2
  Research Project 3 6
  Program Elective – II 3 3
  Program  Elective – III 3 3
  Scientific Writing 2 2
  Seminar - III 1 1
  Intellectual Property Rights and Research Ethics 3 3
  Design Thinking 2 2
  Open Elective - III 3 3
  Summer Internship Presentation and Report 1 1
  Total 27 32

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Research Project 15 30
  Research Seminar 2 2
       
  Total 17 32

 

  

SPECIALIZATION

 

Specialization - Dietetics and Holistic Wellness  
Nutrition Through the Lifecycle  PE I
Dietary Management in Advance Disease  PE II
Nutrition in Emergencies and Special Conditions PE III
Specialization -Nutraceutical and Nutritional Policy  
Nutritional Policy and Program for Public Health   PE I
Nutrigenomics and Pharmacogenomics PE II
Nutraceutical and Functional Food PE III

 

  

Open Electives

 

Open Elective- I
Microbial Physiology and Immunology
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Human Physiology
Cell Biology
Open Elective- II
Diet in Disease
Instrumentation in Microbiology 
Structural Biology and Biophysical Chemistry 
Global Perspectives in Toxicology
Open Elective- III
Chromatographic and Spectroscopic Methods
Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition
Biotechnology
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Diagnostic Biochemistry 
Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

 

Career Prospects
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Slimming Manager
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Diet Counselor
  • Professor
  • Research Officer in NIN,CFTRI,ICMR
  • UNICEF program officer
  • WHO Project Officer
  • NGO based Project officer
Eligibility

Min. 50% marks in X, XII, and graduation in B.Sc. With Biology/Biotechnology/B.Sc./ Pharma / BPT/ B.Sc. Food Science Tech./ B.Sc. Microbiology/ B.Sc. Nursing / BMIT/B.Sc. Environmental Sciences/ B.Sc. Dairy Sciences/ Biochemistry/ B.Sc. Chemistry/ B.Sc. Zoology/B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics/home science or any other equivalent course

Curriculum

SEMESTER I

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 3
  Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 1 2
  Nutritional Biochemistry 3 3
  Nutritional Biochemistry Lab 1 2
  Principles of Dietetics  3 3
  Principles of Dietetics Lab 1 2
  Fundamentals of Food Science 3 3
  Fundamentals of Food Science Lab 1 2
  Seminar - I  1 1
  Research Methodology and Biostatistics 2 2
  Research Methodology and Biostastics Lab 1 1
  Disaster Management 2 2
  Open Elective - I 3 3
  Total 25 29

 

 

SEMESTER II

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Human Nutrition 3 3
  Diet in Disease 3 3
  Diet in Disease Lab 1 2
  Nutrition for Health and Fitness 2 2
  Psychological Counselling Skills 2 2
  Pediatric and Geriatric Nutrition 3 3
  Program Elective – I 3 3
  Seminar - II 1 1
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare 2 2
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare Lab 1 2
  Open Elective - II 3 3
  Summer Internship 0  
       
  Total 24 26

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition 2 2
  Food Microbiology 2 2
  Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition Lab 1 2
  Food Microbiology Lab 1 2
  Research Project 3 6
  Program Elective – II 3 3
  Program  Elective – III 3 3
  Scientific Writing 2 2
  Seminar - III 1 1
  Intellectual Property Rights and Research Ethics 3 3
  Design Thinking 2 2
  Open Elective - III 3 3
  Summer Internship Presentation and Report 1 1
  Total 27 32

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Course Code Course Credits Hrs
  Research Project 15 30
  Research Seminar 2 2
       
  Total 17 32

 

  

SPECIALIZATION

 

Specialization - Dietetics and Holistic Wellness  
Nutrition Through the Lifecycle  PE I
Dietary Management in Advance Disease  PE II
Nutrition in Emergencies and Special Conditions PE III
Specialization -Nutraceutical and Nutritional Policy  
Nutritional Policy and Program for Public Health   PE I
Nutrigenomics and Pharmacogenomics PE II
Nutraceutical and Functional Food PE III

 

  

Open Electives

 

Open Elective- I
Microbial Physiology and Immunology
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Human Physiology
Cell Biology
Open Elective- II
Diet in Disease
Instrumentation in Microbiology 
Structural Biology and Biophysical Chemistry 
Global Perspectives in Toxicology
Open Elective- III
Chromatographic and Spectroscopic Methods
Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition
Biotechnology
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Diagnostic Biochemistry 
Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

 

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