CyprusCyprus West UniversityUndergraduate

Nutrition and Dietetics

The nutrition and dietetics program aims to improve health and the treatment of diseases, to provide the treatment of diseases, to offer information regarding adequate nutrition in societies, and make valuable social contributions through conducting research in these fields. The students in this program involve in theoretical and practical courses to increase their knowledge through doing projects and taking part in different workshops and internship programs held within the university or in cooperation with other universities and institutions. Clinical internship programs are held in pediatric hospitals as well as private or university-state hospitals.

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Duration
4 years
Tuition Fee
$2,750 annually
Level
Undergraduate
Attendance
On Campus
Format
Full Time

Description

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The nutrition and dietetics program aims to improve health and the treatment of diseases, to provide the treatment of diseases, to offer information regarding adequate nutrition in societies, and to make valuable social contributions through conducting research in these fields. The students in this program involve in theoretical and practical courses to increase their knowledge through doing projects and taking part in different workshops and internship programs held within the university or in cooperation with other universities and institutions. Clinical internship programs are held in pediatric hospitals as well as private or university-state hospitals. Successfully completing the program, the students receive the title of “Dietitian” with a “Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Diploma”.


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Dietitian is considered a health profession. Therefore, the students are trained to improve their knowledge and skills to successfully overcome health-related problems and issues through individual and teamwork efforts. Within the first stage of the program, the students learn to implement their theoretical knowledge in nutrition principles, anthropometry, food chemistry, and microbiology laboratories. Moreover, students are required to participate in health internships to practice dealing with nutritional problems of society and the solutions to increase the knowledge of the community members about nutrition and nutritional issues. They also have the opportunity to take part in internships in hospitals to become familiar with both adult and child nutrition systems.


CAREER AREAS

Receiving the “Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Diploma” at the end of the program, our students have the opportunity to work as a dietitian. There has been a growing need in the market for dietitians to help societies to maintain the lifelong health of their members, increase the quality of life, and treat health problems. Our graduate dietitians will find the chance to work in different sectors such as private and public hospitals, health centers and clinics, special diet policlinics, and public health service centers. They can also work in food factories and the food industry, hotels, as well as sports centers, or find the opportunity to work as therapists and rehabilitates in educational and research organizations.

Requirement

A copy of your High School Diploma (O LEVEL & A LEVEL) e.g (WAEC, NECO, SAT, KCSE, ZIMSEC, GCE)

A copy of your International passport Bio-data page.

A copy of your recent Passport Photo.

A valid copy of your Result Checker Card.

All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of five (5) credits, in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC, NECO, SAT, KCSE, ZIMSEC, GCE).

Fees

Tuition Fee $2,750 annually
Application Fee $0
Acceptance Fee $1,200
Housing Fee $50- $100 monthly
Living Fee $100- $150 monthly

Addition Information

DegreeBSC
Duration4 years
AttendanceOn Campus
LevelUndergraduate
Country🇨🇾 Cyprus
Campuses
Main Campus
FormatFull Time
Intakes
Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2024, Spring 2025, Spring 2025
Study LanguageEnglish
Application Fee$0

$2,750 per year

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