MASTER OF HEALTH SCIENCE (PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION)

Duration : 3 semesters (Full time only)
Entry

Requirements

: Bachelor Degree in related field with a good Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) from any Institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or
Other qualification equivalent to a Bachelor Degree and other qualification or experience recognized by the Senate.
International applicant should get a minimum score of 550 for TOEFL or Band 6.0 for IELTS

Master in Health Sciences (Public Health Nutrition) is a program encompassing three main components evaluation of the relationship between food intake and disease; application of
knowledge acquired in the prevention of diseases in the population; the opportunity to conduct mini project related to Public Health Nutrition. The first two semesters of studies will centre on coursework to provide the breadth of knowledge in a variety of nutrition-related areas, while the last semester will focus on specific research (mini project) to bring forth the depth of knowledge throughout the students’ learning experience.

Course Structure

SEMESTER I

Core Program: Compulsory Module

NNND6234  Advanced Nutritional Status
Assessment
NNND6093    Research Design & Statistics
NNND6354    Public Health Nutrition & Policy
NNND6253    Health Behavioral Sciences
NNND6432    Research Project 1

Elective Courses (choose one)

NNND6053 Human Physiology and Nutrient
Metabolism in Health and Disease
NNND6553   Nutrition Epidemiology
NNND6573   Nutrigenomic & Personalized Nutrition

 

SEMESTER II

Core Program: Compulsory Module

NNND6424   Nutrition Intervention & Education
NNND6464   Public Health Communication
NNND6724  Lifestyle approach for NCD
prevention
NNND6623  Critical Evaluation in Diet and
Supplement
NNND6442   Research Project II

Elective Courses (choose one)

NNND6363   Organization Behavior & Personnel Management
NNND6383   Nutrition for Sport & Exercise
NNND6643    Bioactive Component & Functional for Health

SEMESTER III

NNND6456    Research Project III

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Course Coordinator:

 

DR. (PHD) WONG JYH EIIN
+603-2687 7683
wjeiin@ukm.edu.my