Nutrition Science (B.Sc)
Nutritional science is a branch of medical sciences that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals and community to achieve sustainable development in food products and nutrition systems. The program is designed for students who wish to delve more deeply into nutritional sciences and related research. Graduates of Nutritional Sciences (B.Sc) will have the ability to work in the fields of education, research, consultancy services to individuals and community and could also participate in food and nutrition program planning and policy making.
In this B.Sc. level the student learns both the rudimentary and application aspects, which includes the investigation and analysis of the requirement along with the skills in dietetics. Job opportunities are wide in the field of nutrition both in public and private sector
- To develop basic counseling skills as dietitian.
- To get proper training in the field of food service management
- To focus on the food science discipline and trained to work at food industry.
- To teach various food processing techniques to start small scale food industry as entrepreneur
- To improve human health and promote healthier societies by training future professional nutritionists.
To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Undergraduate Admission Requirements.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.
However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31, and the deadline for the February intake is October 31.
Education Fees and Yearly Expenses
For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.
Duration: 4 years
Courses and number of credits:
Prerequisite courses: 22 credits
Special Courses: 66 credits
General courses: 18 credits
Field Internship: 18 credits
Total: 124 credits
For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Nutritional Sciences
In case of any inquiries, please contact the Office of Vice-Dean for International Affairs at TUMS School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics through the following:
Contact Person : Dr. Maryam Mahmoudi
Tel.: (+98 21) 88955975-88955742
Postal Code: 14155-6117
Address: School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , Iran
To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:
Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168
Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran
In case you are ready to apply, please refer to TUMS Online Application Form below.
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