This programme aims at enabling learners to deepen their knowledge in basic as well as community nutrition and applied human nutrition. Learners will gain experience in research oriented fields towards solving problems related to food, nutrition and health.
It provides a strong foundation for learners who wish to pursue further studies for doctoral programmes and or deepen their expertise for teaching and research.
The course is primarily addressed to those holding a Bachelor’s degree in the field. Those holding qualifications in other fields, such as biological sciences, dietetics, health, food science and food technology amongst others may also be considered.