B.SC. FOOD & NUTRITION PROGRAM

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Bachelors Degree

Course Duration:

3 years
 

Eligiblity:

A candidate who has done Intermediate or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology or Home Science with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or any other equivalent qualification.

Course Details:

The program highlights the interface between Human Nutrition and Food Science as well as an integration of the two disciplines. It is designed to meet the increasing demand for Nutrition Scientists who have an in depth knowledge of Food Science and Technology, including all aspects of food processing, preservation, storage, quality assurance and long-term nutritional implication.

The program is suitable for those who have a keen interest in Food & Nutrition, and can dedicate ample time to food research. Those who are willing to pursue an academic career in the field will find ample opportunities to nurture their academic interests. This programme is a perfect fit for those who have an inquisitive mind, work well in a team, and are passionate about health and fitness.

Career Objectives

  • Understand the basic concept of classification of various food groups
  • Study the methods of grading the quality of different food groups
  • Assess the hygienic practices of food handlers
  • Identify the portion size and exchange amount of different food groups
  • Survey the different foods locally available and have knowledge of its price
  • Determine the use of standard measuring cups and spoons; weigh-volume relation-ship in measurement of foodstuff
  • Identify the relative proportion of edible and non-edible portion of food

Career Pathways

Graduates in the fields of food and nutrition can choose from a variety of professional prospects. Candidates can also pursue a career in industry research and development or work as teachers in both public and private schools.

  • Marketing (Branding) Food & Nutrition companies
  • Food Technologists / Food Research Analysts / Food service Manager in Food Processing Companies or Food & Nutrition Research labs
  • Dietician / Nutritionist in Hospitals / Clinics
  • Agriculture Sector (Research)
  • Teacher, Lecturer, Scientist in College / Universities / Research Institutions
  • Fitness Trainer & Aerobics Instructors
  • NGOs
 
 

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