Diploma In Dietetics And Applied Nutrition


Students aspiring for a Diploma in Dietetics and Applied Nutrition course should know that the course is rarely taken up by any candidate though it is offered by many universities all over the world. The students can except to learn advanced fields of Dietician this course gives an emphasis on how to imply the principles of food and nutrition to health, on science including chemistry, biology and biochemistry, along with special nutrition courses like Elements of Nutrition, Nutrition during Lifecycle, Nutritional Assessment.

Eligibility Criteria

Students aspiring to pursue this course must have a Bachelors’ degree in any recognized stream from any reputed or known university. The final year candidates can also apply. The candidate required to be atleast 21 years of age.

Course Outlook

The course of two year comprises of four semesters. Four years for part-time students in particular universities. The distance learning programme is provided by some of the universities also. The students get training in theoretical as well as in applied aspects of dietetics and applied nutrition, thus are able to apply their analytical and technical skills to generate new ideas and provide solutions and also improvisations. The students need to secure 50% in every semester in order to get placed by the institutes.

Job Prospectus

The field holds a lot of scope for students in areas as dieticians or nutritionists in Airlines, hospitals, Maternity Care Centers, Child Health Care Centers, physically disabled homes. Other than this, you also have the option to pursue your career in institutions which are imparting training in Nutrition, Dietetics or Public health, Beauty Clinics, Hotels, Institutional Cafeterias and canteens.

Best Places to Pursue

•    Karnataka State Open University- Mysore.
•    Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon University- Allahabad.
•    College Of Health Care and Philanthropy- Faridabad.
•    Mumbai University.



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2 Responses to “Diploma In Dietetics And Applied Nutrition”

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    i was born on july fifteen ninteeneighty nine .i done pg in msc biochemistry 2011. i want to done diploma in nutrition in detics.
    with this any exumption isthere. i can get job in which type of
    hospitals.willl there any oppurtunity ? .which university this course offers ?will there sub branches in andhrapradesh?

  2. 1
    Sarita Raula:

    I have completed my PG Diploma in nutrition&dietetics course after my B.Sc in 2011 from KSOU.I am loking for ajob and what should I do in feature ?