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Master of Nutrition and Food Science

About the Course

Masters of Nutrition and Food Science course run by University of South Asia addresses the growing need for well-prepared professionals and prepare students with the qualifications to serve the people for the development of healthy communities. These courses improve student's skills through a deeper understanding of interdisciplinary competencies including focuses on Human Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science and Metabolism. This course is design to teach students about the importance in the real world so that they can keep pace with developments and look at current occupations in industry, health, and public programs. Department of Nutrition and Food Science is headed by professor S. K. Roy, who is renowned in the field for the quality of his researches and contributions in the field.  

How much will it cost (2016-2017 fees)?

Full programme (one year): BDT 1,33,008.

How long will it take?

Academic Session for Nutrition and Food Science program shall extend over a period of 1 year, 3 semesters.

Classes will be held on Friday only.

How often will I need to attend?

A student must attend all the classes. Up to three absences, per course, in a semester may be excused.

What qualification do I need?

The minimum requirement for eligibility to seek admission into MNFS program is at least a graduation degree in Science background.

When and how should I apply?

The University calendar is arranged so that students may start in January, May or September.

What will I be studying?

You are required to complete 3 semesters to obtain 48 Credit including dissertation.

How will I be taught?

Face-to-face teaching, lectures  and seminars.

How will I be assessed?

Through course assignments and/or in-class tests, plus an unseen formal examination.

What study resources are available?

Access to computer facilities and library

What careers can I go on to?

Master of Nutrition & Food Science provide graduates with a wide variety of career opportunities possibly to the following-

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietitian
  • Health promotion and education
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Technical sales representatives
  • Consulting
  • Secondary teaching in food technology
  • Community nutrition and health
  • Food product research and development
  • Food Safety Microbiologist
  • Food Packaging Specialist
  • Food Manufacturing Operations Manager


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  • About the University
    The University of South Asia is the University for Generation Bangladesh who aspires for an inclusive Bangladesh. It's the only university that connects all the dots and let your network that you build here take care of your career. For its outstanding central location in heart of the city Banani, Dhaka, the University attracts students and staff from a variety of backgrounds by its reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in all areas of activities. The campus offers idyllic environment for an academic institution.
  • Objective
    University of South Asia provide a specialized and high quality comprehensive education as preparation for study or future employment in positions of responsibility across a worldwide range of IT, Business, Social and Public Organizations. 2. To establish and run the University to provide world class standard education in Bangladesh and develop our graduates up to International standard through getting accreditation of internationally recognized accreditation bodies.
  • Mission
    University of South Asia assist cognitive and effective student learning to develop knowledge, skills and communication ability together with a commitment to lifelong learning for enhancement of students' opportunities for career success, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership and service to their communities. University of South Asia expand the scope of local human resources by improving them as world standard through teaching and explore the employment market to meet the expanding demand for skilled professionals.