BSc in Public Health Nutrition

Dublin Institute of Technology
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Public Health Nutrition involves the promotion of good health through nutrition and the primary prevention of nutrition related illness in the population. It focuses on the application of food and nutrition knowledge, policy, and research to improving the optimum nutritional health of the whole population and high risk or vulnerable subgroups within the population. This public health nutrition degree will have an international perspective and will examine how global, national and local community programs might be designed to improve the nutritional status of the population as a whole and those at particular risk. What are my... Career Opportunities? Employment opportunities exist for nutrition experts within the agri-food production and retail industries. Opportunities also exist for employment in nutrition product sales and marketing. A number of government agencies and bodies are employing expert nutritionists. The growing appreciation of the role of nutrition in public health amongst health professionals, industry, the general public, and at Government level is resulting in a growing demand for graduates in Public Health Nutrition. What other options do I have after completion? Students who successfully complete the programme will be eligible to register as Associate Nutritionists with the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) conferred by the Association for Nutrition. Three years further relevant experience enables graduates to apply for Registered Nutritionist status. Students who successfully complete the programme will also be eligible to undertake MPhil and PhD degrees in laboratory or community-based research.

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