M.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences


Nutritional Sciences are gaining popularity because of their effectiveness and importance in formulating preventive strategies and clinical therapeutic strategies against various kinds of ailments in the population. A large population of the developed world is suffered from obesity and on the other hand, many are suffering from diseases like AIDS. Malnutrition is another big challenge which the world is facing at present. All these challenges have led to the demand of skilled health and nutrition professionals. Those who are ready to get into this field can do M.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences, which is offered by many reputed institutes all across the globe.

What do you need to do to get admission?

The applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in nutrition or relevant science degree or a degree in a subject which is related to medicine. If you have this all you need to do is to search for the best institutes as per your requirements, take admission and study.

What Will Be Taught?

The programs for M.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences are designed keeping the focus on academics as well as research. The subjects which are usually taught during the course of study are Research Methods, Bio-statistics and Data Management, Physical Activity and Body Composition in Health and Disease, Public Health Nutrition, Sports and Exercise Nutrition, Clinical and Applied Nutrition and Physiological and Biochemical Basis of Nutrition.

What are the Career Opportunities?

After having a post graduate degree in Nutritional Science the students can explore job opportunities in the health sector, in NGOs working in this field, in food industry. Other can find scope in fitness, leisure and sports industry as nutritionalists.

Where to Study?

There are many good colleges which offer a post graduation degree in Nutritional Sciences. Below are given some of them.

University of Mysore,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

University of Agricultural Sciences, Krishinagar.



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6 Responses to “M.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences”

  1. 6

    iam planning to go for Msc in food and nutrition. is there a good scope in future?What are the company that i can work?

  2. 5

    sir please give me the modal papers of NTR university applied nutrition

  3. 4

    I am interested in doing nutrition course right now I am owning a business and my educational back ground is B.B.M .so plz suggest me

  4. 3
    jyoti singh:


  5. 2
    jyoti singh:

    sir, with respect,i want to know that i have done my graduation with biotechnology and i want to take admission in nutritional sciences in allahabad university.
    Am i eligible for the courses??
    Plz give me all the details about this??? so that , i could do all the things on time…….!!!!!!!!!

  6. 1
    suraj gore:

    i am suraj gore i have completed my gradute from biotechnology and i want to take addmission for above course should i take for this course.