Master of Nutrition
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates

Master of Nutrition

go to a list of Masters programmes in Nutrition

Study set-up and major topics

The one- to two-year Master of Nutrition lets you deal with human nutrition and biochemical processes in the human organism. You observe questions, such as “Which substances does food consist of?” and “What is the ingredients’ functional mode of action ?” during the course.

Principal areas of your study include applied dietetics, nutritional advices, nutrition ecology, and molecular nutrition research. Specialise in a subject of your interest and choose from one of the following: public health nutrition, experimental nutrition, and clinical nutrition.

To follow the Masters programme in Nutrition, you generally need to hold a Bachelors degree in the same subject. However, certain universities only require a precedent degree in a related field such as biochemistry or biology. Inform yourself directly at the university of your master study about the local entry requirements and deadlines.

Employment opportunities with a Masters degree in Nutrition

With a Master of Science in Nutrition you have a wide range of career options. Choose to work in public health programmes, nutrition and health communication, consulting or research, and nutrition-related businesses.

The universities and colleges listed below provide Masters programmes in Nutrition:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Lebensmitteltechnologie & Ernährung   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   Life Sciences     Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
  Nachhaltige Dienstleistungs- und Ernährungswirtschaft   comprehensive profile   FH Münster
  Ernährung und Gesundheit   comprehensive profile   FH Münster
  Future Food Sustainability     Cranfield University
  Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition     University College London
  Food Bioscience     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Food Science     University of Reading
  Sport Nutrition     Liverpool John Moores University
  Advanced Professional Practice     Plymouth University
  Dietetics     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  Human Nutrition     Imperial College London
  Food Security Management     Coventry University London
  Early Life Nutrition and Disease     University of Nottingham
  Food Science and Engineering     University of Nottingham
  Early Life Nutrition and Disease (MPhil/MRes)     University of Nottingham
  Diabetes and Obesity     Imperial College London
  Sport and Exercise Nutrition     Loughborough University
  Nutrition for Global Health     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Applied Human Nutrition     Oxford Brookes University
  Food Engineering     Sheffield Hallam University
  Food Sciences     University of Nottingham
  Sport and Exercise Nutrition     Leeds Beckett University
  Food Science and Nutrition     University of Leeds
  Nutrition with Public Health Management     Sheffield Hallam University
  Dietetics     King's College London
  Clinical Nutrition     University of Roehampton
  Human Nutrition     University of Sheffield
  Dietetics     Queen Margaret University
  Nutrition and Dietetics     University of Chester
  Clinical Nutrition and Health     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Dietetics     Birmingham City University
  Food and Human Nutrition (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Clinical Nutrition     University of Nottingham
  Obesity and Weight Management     University of Chester
  Clinical and Public Health Nutrition     University College London
  Agrifood     University of Nottingham
  Applied Clinical Nutrition     Edge Hill University
  ...     ...


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