M.Sc. stands for Master of Science and it is a post graduation degree. M.Sc. with specialization in Dietetics makes their students capable to work in Health Sector. It includes private health care firms, government hospitals, office cafeterias, Yoga centers and more.
Candidates pursuing this course gain knowledge about the field and learn to solve critical health related problems as first aid. They also gain scientific attitude with respect to nutrition and dietetics.
Being a post graduate course, candidates who have done their graduation from any recognized college or university are eligible for this course.
The specialization required is Home Science, Food and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition.
Candidates after PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition or its equivalent are also eligible for this course.
Admission procedure may include an entrance examination conducted by a institute. Some institute may prepare merit list depending upon the previous academic qualification for admission.
Its duration is 2 complete years for regular classes. Some institute may divide this 2 years into 4 semesters and similar way, they also divide the syllabus into 4 parts.
Further study options
After M.Sc. in Dietetics, candidates are ready to enter in their professional life.
They can pursue short term training under the guidance of professional doctor in their field to get prior experience.
If you have interest is research area, you can also pursue PhD in your related field of interest. Any short term technical course may also help you out for getting good job opportunities.
Health is always the very first priority of humans and hence a Dietetics always has importance for others. They can get jobs at govt hospitals, office cafeterias, airlines, maternity govt's health depts., yoga center and athletes camps. Mass media sector is again a good option for them where they are suppose to provide advice for promote eating healthy food. They can also work as private practitioner and private consultant if they are interested in that.
The designations which are in demand are Therapeutic Dietitian, Nutrition Trainer, Sports Nutritionist, Public Health / Community Dietitian, Food Show Host and many more.
The whole course has distributed into small parts like Advanced Nutrition, Applied Physiology and Clinical Dietetics. Candidates also learn about Nutritional Biochemistry, Hospital Organization and some part of entrepreneurship.
The last semester includes internship which is mandatory for all the candidates.
M.Sc Dietetics Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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