Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Applied Dietetics

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://www.ucm.es/nutricion-humana

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  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 50
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

goals

The main objective of the University Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is to complement the training of graduates and delve into the different aspects of human nutrition and dietetics with the aim of promoting the health of populations and individuals and maintaining and recovering health.

It follows a formation in two modules, one basic and the other specialization, which, in turn, is each made up of different subjects ranging from basic aspects of research in human populations, transfer and communication of results, updating of knowledge, up to specific aspects. of diet in relation to lifestyles, as well as its importance in the most prevalent diseases and, as a conclusion, an End of Master Work module that integrates all the knowledge, abilities and skills developed in the previous modules, in order to develop In the student, the basic, general, transversal and specific competences displayed in the different modules.

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

607268

Food Allergy and Intolerances

Optional

3.0

Yes

607253

Food and Social Media

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607254

Advances in the Knowledge of Adipose Tissue Histophysiology: A New Therapeutic Target

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607257

Advances in Food Processing to Improve Nutritional Value

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607259

Cinenthropometry and Advanced Sports Nutrition

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

609181

Communication, Transfer and Scientific Management

Optional

3.0

Yes

607261

Diet and Nutrition in Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607252

Nutritional Studies Design

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607256

Risk Assessment and Safety of Substances Present in Food

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607255

Pharmacology and Genetics Applied to Nutrition

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607258

New Challenges in Food Security

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607265

Nutrition, Diet and Surgery

Optional

3.0

Yes

607264

Nutrition and Diet in Cancer

Optional

3.0

Yes

607263

Nutrition and Diet in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease

Optional

3.0

Yes

607262

Nutrition, Diet and Therapeutics in Chronic and Metabolic Diseases

Optional

6.0

Yes

607260

Nutrigenetics and Aging

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607269

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

12.0

Yes

Recipients

It is aimed at graduated students with a profile appropriate to the objectives, content and competencies to be developed by the University Master's Degree , specific training additional to the profile of the access degree will be valued.

Why study this master?

The structure of the University Master 's Degree allows specialization in the field of human and dietary nutrition in areas of special interest such as sports nutrition, nutrition and aging, nutrition in chronic diseases or in especially vulnerable populations, the importance of diet for the treatment of pathologies and the control of the main disorders produced by the inadequate diets of the population, without forgetting the study of food allergies.

This University Master is born with a triple purpose; on the one hand, offering graduates, graduates and graduates who want to improve and complete their training in the field of dietetics and human nutrition the opportunity to carry out specialized training, and on the other, offering them the necessary credits to gain a PhD, and finally being field of continuous and updated training that delves into the different aspects of human nutrition and dietetics with the aim of promoting the health of populations and individuals and maintaining and recovering health.

It provides comprehensive training, and specific scientific, humanistic and social training is provided that, by itself, justifies the opportunity of its offer, being transversal and globalizing in different aspects of the field of human nutrition and applied dietetics that covers issues dietary and technological and is oriented towards professional specialization in the health or public health field through the use of nutrition as a therapeutic weapon for the treatment of disease or as a preventive tool for maintaining health. This Master's Degree qualifies to carry out a social and health function of enormous importance, which covers the great demand for professionals specialized in nutrition whose presence is becoming essential in the health and hospital environment, in the hotel and catering sector, in the food industry, in education, in research and in institutions or organizations dedicated to health promotion.

Complete the formation of the 240 ECTS Bachelor's degrees for the Doctorate.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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