Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Obesity and Health
(M.Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FEH5019 Fundamental Studies in Nutrition and Dietetics 5 ECTS
FSN5032 Psychosocial Aspects of Dietary Behaviour 5 ECTS
FSN5033 Diet, Disease and Health 10 ECTS
FSN5034 Professional Practice 1 5 ECTS
HSC5111 Research Methods for Health Care Professionals 10 ECTS
LIN5063 Academic Reading, Writing and Speaking in English for Postgraduates 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FSN5036 Food and Nutrition Policy and Health Promotion Applications 5 ECTS
FSN5037 Principles of Human Nutrition, Global Nutrition and Public Health Aspects 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FSN5038 Nutritional Biochemistry, Metabolism and Physiology 5 ECTS
FSN5039 Obesity, Physical Activity and Overall Health 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FSN5040 Dissertation 30 ECTS
FSN5041 Professional Practice 2 20 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FEH5012 Professional Studies - Communication and Ethical Issues 5 ECTS
FSN5035 Community Nutrition: From Epidemiology to Contemporary Practice 5 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Award, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Obesity and Health under the auspices of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
 
Last Updated: 21 May 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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