M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Objectives of the Program: 

The course enables the students to

  • impart knowledge and develop capacities of the students through state of the art higher education in the area of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Medical Nutrition Management
  • develop students to become health care professionals for services in various fields of clinical nutrition and medical nutrition management and related areas such as hospitals academics, research, industry, clinical nutrition department, training, extension and community service.
  • develop capacities and abilities and enable them to pursue higher education and research in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Course Offered:

Semester I

  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Macronutrients
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy I (Th)
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy I (Pr)
  • Pathophysiology and Metabolism in Disease
  • Advanced Nutrition Practicals

 Semester II

  • Research Methodology
  • Applied Food Science and Product Modification
  • Vitamins
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy II (Th)
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy II (Pr)
  • Clinical Nutrition / Nutrition for Sports and Exercise/ Catering Management (Pr)

Semester III

  • Minerals
  • Public Nutrition and Health/ Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Cancer and Critical Care
  • Statistical Applications in Research
  • Functional Foods, Biodynamic Principles, Nutraceuticals / Geriatric Nutrition

Semester IV

  • Dissertation
  • Internship
  • Scientific Writing
  • Dietetic Techniques and Patient Counseling / Alternative and Complimentary systems for Health / Nutrigenomics


  • Smt. Anuja Kinikar,   Head of the Department


Program Outcomes (PO’s) and Course Outcomes (CO’s)