Programme Details of M.Sc. Public Nutrition

Programme Name: M.Sc. Public Nutrition
Introduction: This programme will help to develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of diet and nutrients in the etiology, prevention, treatment and management of diseases by offering a variety of subjects like basic to applied Food and Nutrition courses, nutrition education, nutrition for fitness, clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment, epidemiology and biostatistics etc.
Admission Requirement:

At least 14 years of schooling or 2 years of education after HSSC/F. Sc/Grade 12 equivalent to Bachelor of Science in the relevant discipline with minimum second division is the basic eligibility criteria. Candidates with the following degree are eligible for admission in this program:

  • B.Sc./BS Nursing
  • BS Physiotherapy
  • BS Medical Technology
  • Bachelors of Homeopathic Medical Sciences (BHMS) 
  • MD Alternative Medicine
  • Bachelor of Eastern Medicine 
  • BS in Medical Emergency & Intensive Care Technology
  • B.Sc./BS Vision Sciences 
  • BS/B.Sc. Home Economics
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Medical Sciences
  • BS/B.Sc. Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture with specialization in Nutrition/Food technology
  • BS/B.Sc. Biochemistry
  • BS/B.Sc. Microbiology
  • BS/B.Sc. Biology with the combination of courses at least chemistry and Zoology)
Selection Process: Merit Based
Duration: 02 years
Medium of Instruction: English
Teaching Methodology: Blended learning
AIOU Credits Required: 60 Credit hours
Course Required: Course work equal to 54 credit hours Plus 06 credits research project
Elective / Major Courses:
Collaborations: Local teaching hospitals and Research Organizations
Workshop: 02 weeks workshop in each semster
Thesis: NO
Practical: Lab/ community based
Viva: Viva based on Project
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