The Department of Food & Nutrition offers two years Master’s program in Food and Nutrition. The programme is offered in three areas of specialization namely:
The courses within this program have been carefully designed to improve the student’s core competencies in the areas of Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science. The curriculum not only establishes a solid theoretical foundation but also incorporates experiential learning through field placements and practical exercises. Additionally, the program strives to enhance student’s research skills, enabling them to pursue careers as academicians and researchers in the field of Food Science and Nutrition.
For admission to M.Sc. Food and Nutrition, the candidates must fulfil the Program Specific Eligibility mentioned below and appear in the respective CUET paper.
1A: Bachelor’s Degree in Home Science/ Food and Nutrition/ Nutrition and Dietetics/ Food Technology OR PGDDPHN from a recognized university with at least three (03) subjects from the following list:
2A: B.Sc. (Hons) in Home Science: Food and Nutrition
Source: Page Number 47, Post-graduate Admission under Bulletin of Information – https://admission.uod.ac.in/userfiles/downloads/PG%20BOI%2022.03.2023.pdf
The program aims to equip the students with the necessary skills to pursue careers as professionals in the fields of Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science. Upon completion of the program, the students will be able to:
Apply knowledge of nutritional sciences in clinical interventions and health promotion and nutrition communication.
For further information, candidates may refer to the syllabus (UGCF, 2022) available on the University of Delhi’s website.