M.Sc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics


Career Information

• Nutrition and Dietetics can work as a dietician in hospitals and Nutritionists in health clinics, health centers, and MNCs.

• Opportunity to be a registered dietician (RD). Graudates can work as a project assistant, project associate, chief nutritionist in NGO’s and private organizations.

• Bariatric surgery Nutritionist.


Two years (4 Semesters) Full-time on-campus Masters Degree Programme
Offering Institutes
Department of Food Science and Nutrition

• Minimum percentage is 50% or B grade for students who have the following degrees: B.Sc. Foods and Nutrition, B.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition, B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc . Public Health and Nutrition, B.Sc. Applied Nutrition.

• Minimum percentage is 55% or B grade for students with a degree in Pure Sciences : B.Sc. Life Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc Biotechnology, B.Sc. Physiology, B.Sc Zoology, B.Sc.Molecular Biology, B.Sc. Clinical and Laboratory Sciences.

• Minimum 50% or B grade for students with Postgraduate Diplomas in Dietetics, Applied Nutrition, Sports Sciences Fitness and Nutrition, Public Health, Clinical Research.

• NOTE: Applicants in B categ ory who do have specialization in Foods and Nutrition at Undergraduate level should have completed a total 32 credits under the semester pattern or 600 marks under the annual pattern in the following subjects:
• Chemistry
• Biology
• Physiology

• Nutritional Biochemistry (Th)
• Research Methods and Statistics (I & II Th and Pr)
• Advanced Nutrition I and II (Th)
• Medical Nutrition Management (I, II,III Th & Pr)
• Pathophysiology & Metabolism in Disease (Th)
• Applied Food Science & Product Modification (Pr)
• Public Nutrition & Health (Th)
• Pediatric & Geriatric Nutrition (Th)
• Nutrition in Critical Care (Th)
• Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals/ Clinical Nutrition (Th)
• Management of Specific Disease Conditions (Pr)
• Research Applications in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
• Dissertation/Action Project

Course Details 


Nutritional Biochemistry Research Methodology Minerals Dissertation
Macronutrients Applied Food Science and Product Modification Public Nutrition and Health Or Maternal and Child Nutrition Internship
Medical Nutrition Therapy I Th Vitamins Pediatric Nutrition Scientific Writing
Medical Nutrition Therapy I Pr Medical Nutrition Therapy II Th Nutrition in Cancer and Critical Care Dietetic Techniques and Patient Counseling
Pathophysiology and Metabolism in Disease Medical Nutrition Therapy II Pr Statistical Applications in Research