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B.Sc. (Hons.) Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

   Department of Biomedical Science

Programme Level

Under Graduate

Duration

3 Years

About the Programme

Nutrition & Dietetics is a sub-discipline of medical sciences that involves the study of promotion of health through healthy food, nutrition therapy, food management, effect of food on human health and overall wellbeing. Diet therapy and its application in patient related settings is a major focus of dietetics.

Eligibility

10+2 in PCB from a recognized Board with a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate.

Fee Structure

Duration
3 years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
50,000
Exam Fee (per annum)
15,000

Career Pathways

Career Avenue: This is a career- oriented course and after completion of this students can work as nutritionists and dieticians in various hospitals and health sectors to improve people’s health and help them make better dietary choices. They also help patients find a balance between good eating habits and exercising and primarily focusses on the relationship between the body and food. After completion of course student may pursue master courses or established their on start-ups.

Programme Outcomes

01

Nutrition and Dietetics Knowledge: Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of nutrition and dietetics.


02

Planning Abilities: Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.


03

Problem analysis: Utilize the principles of Analytical thinking, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during handling patients, Sports person and making food chart for all age groups and also analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and making decisions related to it.


04

Modern tool usage: Learn and apply modern and appropriate practical applicable tools of a scientific understanding of nutrition.


05

Leadership skills: Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles during the conduction of their job to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.


06

Professional Identity: Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, Clinical Researcher, managers, employers, employees)


07

Nutrition and Dietetics Ethics: Honor human values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behavior that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions.


08

Communication: Communicate effectively with the Nutritional community (healthcare provider, doctor and patient and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.


Programme Educational Objectives

01

Graduates shall work as nutritionists and dieticians in various hospitals and health sectors to improve people’s health


02

Graduates shall conduct research/ higher studies in Nutrition and Dietetics as well as in the interdisciplinary field to exhibit global competitiveness.


03

Graduates shall possess strong skills in Nutrition and Dietetics and are able to establish their own start-ups.


Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

01

Evaluate critical domestic and global nutritional related issues that challenge and influence the Nutraceutical product development


02

Demonstrate competencies in performing the research; evaluating, analyzing and presenting the results.


03

Effectively communicate and collaborate with health care providers and regulatory agencies to improve people’s health and help them make better dietary choices


04

Demonstrate regulations, social and ethical values required to make a global nutritional expert