Degree Programs (PhD)

PhD in Nutritional Sciences

Program Duration:

4 years full time

Composition of degree Program:

This Program Comprises of 46 units including 18 core units, 8 elective units, and 20 units for thesis.

*16 prerequisite units are offered to students without previous nutritional background.

Prerequisite Courses

Courses

Units

Medical Information Systems

1

Nutritional Epidemiology

2

Methods in Biostatistics

2

Research Methodology in Nutritional Sciences

2

Advanced Nutrition Physiology

2

Advanced Nutrition 1

2

Advanced Nutrition 2

2

Clinical Nutrition

2

CoreCourses

Courses

Units

Advanced Research Methodology in Nutritional Sciences

2

Advanced Methods in Biostatistics

3

Metabolism Regulation

2

Nutrition and Disease

3

Planning and Management of Nutritional Programs

4

Cellular and Molecular Nutrition

3

Seminar

1

Elective Courses

Students should pass 8 elective units based on their doctoral thesis project after acceptance of their supervisor and approval of university graduate council.

PhD in Food and Nutritional Policy

Introduction:

PhD in Food and Nutritional Policy Program offers a multidisciplinary curriculum in nutrition science, statistics, economics, and food policy.

Program Duration:

4 years full time

Composition of degree Program:

This Program Comprises of 50 units including 24 core units, 6 elective units, and 20 units for thesis.

*Students should pass maximum 16 units of prerequisite courses following determining of the educational group and approval of university graduate council.

Prerequisite Courses

Courses

Units

Medical Information Systems

1

Sociology of Food and Nutrition

2

Basic Nutrition 1

3

Basic Nutrition 2

3

Advanced Nutrition

2

Population, Environment, and Nutrition

2

Advanced Biostatistics

2

Epidemiology of Diseases

2

Advanced Nutritional Epidemiology

2

Nutrition in Health and Disease

2

Mathematical Economics

2

Microeconomics

3

Macroeconomics

3

General Mathematic

2

CoreCourses

Courses

Units

Community Nutrition Assesment

2

Social, Cultural, Economic, and Environmental Determinants of Food Intake and Physical Activity

2

Biomarkers and Nutrition indicators in health and disease

2

Food and Nutrition Policy Analysis

3

Introduction and realization of science-based policy to contacts

2

Food and Nutrition Policy Processes

2

Food Security and Development

2

Food Choice and Nutritional Behavior: A social Psychology Approach

2

Economic Analysis of Nutrition Projects

2

Strategic Planning and Management

2

Household Economics

2

Advanced Analytical Methods for Food and Nutrition Policy Research

3

Elective Courses

Courses

Units

International Trade and Globalization

2

Food and Nutrition Program Planning and Management

2

Food Safety Standards

2

Agriculture Economics and Policy

2

History of Food and Nutrition Thoughts

2

Political Economy of Food and Nutrition

2

Food System Management

2

Communication and Advocacy

2

 

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