MASTER’S PROGRAMME IN CLINICAL NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE:
The programme intends to produce competitive Dieticians and Nutritionists in various relevant fields
including public health service. It equips the beneficiaries with latest knowledge in the respective science
and understands the wider horizons of nutrition. Registered Dieticians are indispensable providers of food
and nutrition services all over the world; keeping this in mind the syllabus provides speculative
knowledge for Registered Dietician examination
Dieticians work in hospitals, nursing care facilities and other health care facilities and in
The students can opt for research career mainly in universities, public or private sector research
institutes, food product manufacturing companies and hospitals.
Teaching the science of nutrition of dietetics in colleges and universities is also a good option.
Professionals can become assistant, associate, or director of a dietetic department, or become
Dieticians and nutritionists in neutraceutical companies and food industries.
The students can appear for RD examination.
Graduation in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science and Quality Control, Home Science, Family
and Community Science, Food Service Management and Dietetics or Degree holders of Zoology,
Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, BHMS, BAMS, B. Sc Nursing with PG Diploma in Clinical
Nutrition and Dietetics and any related subjects.
The syllabus includes relevant courses which were identified as need of the hour like nutritional
The programme focuses on producing clinical professionals
Inculcates the urge for research.
Develop socially committed dieticians with the skill in dealing with the community.
Basic Life Support practical session equips one with the knowledge and skills to handle an
Awareness in Yoga helps to develop a holistic approach in dietetic profession
Semester I- Nutrition Through Life Cycle, Human Physiology, Nutritional Biochemistry, Research
Methodology and Biostatistics and Biochemical Analysis (Practical)
Semester II- Advanced Dietetics, Advanced Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Nutrition in
Critical Care and Advanced Dietetics and Critical Care (Practical)
Semester III- Applied Nutrition, Hospital Management, Clinical Biochemistry, Nutritional
Pharmacology and Yoga and Basic Life Support (Practical)
Semester IV- Food Microbiology and Quality Control, Public Health Nutrition, Community Programme
(Practical), Elective, Thesis
After IV th Semester Registered Dietician Internship
For more details about the course, please contact Ms. Surya M. Kottaram, Assistant Professor
(9447711230) Ms. Ani Thomas Thottan, Assistant Professor (9895174873) or visit the