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BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics

BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND) program aims to impart knowledge and skills fundamental to progression towards goals foundational to students in terms of supervised practice leading to producing high-quality consummate professionals who can deliver excellence in service to society through careers in the domains of food, nutrition, dietetics, academia, and research. The program is designed to provide fundamental knowledge in terms of how different nutrients and other food components function at various levels (cellular, systematic, and whole body), as well as their impact on human health and disease patterns. The program will contribute effectively to the knowledge base of undergraduate students of the human nutrition and dietetics program by way of high impact and quality teaching, training, and research mentorship. The graduates will be able to deliver high-quality research-oriented, and innovative interventions for bringing about modifications in meal patterns and food choices, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of individuals, families, and communities. The graduates will also provide services to various community, professional, and governmental organizations in terms of academic support, professional assistance, and volunteer aid. Through the BS HND program, we are offering specialization of our graduates in the following three major streams of nutrition:

Food Functionality

Sports and Exercise Nutrition

Global Nutrition

Impact of Program on the Community, Society and the Country: The proposed Human Nutrition and Dietetics Program will produce professionals with strong knowledge and skills to manage the nutrition and food security issues in lieu of the changing global outcomes related to Global Hunger, Food Security, and Community and Personalized Nutrition. These professionals can join the occupations in a diverse range of sectors including research, academia, non-governmental and volunteer organizations, and food industry and as research officers in various nutrition-associated domains working on nutrition-related issues and management in government, public and private sector at national and international levels. Program Summary

Duration: 04 years
Credit Hours: 132

Admission Requirements

No third division in Matric
F.Sc (Pre-Medical) with 50% marks or equivalent
Equivalence certificate from IBCC in case of O-Level and A-Level
MCAT or UMT admission test with 50%
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Contact Details:

Rashid Iqbal & Wahab Nazir
School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS)-UMT
C-II, Johar Town, Lahore.
UAN:+92 42 111 300 200
Tel.:+92 42 35212816
Fax: +92 42 35184789
Email:[email protected]

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