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Nova Medical School Master in Human Nutrition and Metabolism
Nova Medical School

Master in Human Nutrition and Metabolism

Lisbon, Portugal

2 Years


Full time

31 Aug 2024

Jan 2025

EUR 3,500 / per year *


* international students | national students: EUR 2500


The Master in Human Nutrition and Metabolism integrates human nutrition and food with metabolism, aiming to train highly qualified professionals capable of systematically and comprehensively analyzing the main health issues related to inadequate lifestyles, particularly in terms of nutrition.

The program focuses on strategies to promote healthy lifestyles from a perspective of Lifestyle Medicine. It aims to prevent non-communicable chronic diseases, and metabolic dysfunctions resulting from fetal exposure to dietary factors, and to promote active and healthy ageing.

The course prepares students to diagnose and intervene by identifying the causes and consequences associated with inadequate dietary habits, while recognizing the molecular mechanisms involved in disease. Students will be equipped not only to implement evidence-based interventions but also to evaluate their effectiveness. They will also acquire the tools to generate scientific evidence and guidelines.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to pursue doctoral programs or advance their careers in both the public and private sectors. They will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to access doctoral programs and contribute to the progression of the field.

Overall, the Master in Human Nutrition and Metabolism provides a comprehensive education that equips students with the ability to address the complex challenges related to nutrition and health. Graduates will be well-prepared to make a significant impact in research, clinical practice, and public health, promoting healthier lifestyles and improving overall well-being.



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