Dietetics and Nutrition 1
Department of Health Studies

Dietetics and Nutrition


What is a healthy diet? That’s one of today’s hottest topics. Our students know the answer and are experts as regards the right diet for individuals in every situation of life. Why not join us in helping to make our society more healthy?

Did you know, …

… that only dieticians and doctors are allowed by law to treat people with special dietary requirements (if ill or suspected of being ill) using nutritional therapy?

Other professionals in the nutrition sector may only work in health promotion with healthy individuals.

Did you know, …

… that external work placements form part of the course from the second semester on?

This gives our students the best possible preparation for working life.

Did you know, …

… that students develop organisational, personal and social skills as well as technical and scientific expertise during the course?

This is a continuous gradual process as students attain defined learning goals. A special focus is placed on the combination of theory and practice.

Did you know, …

… that students help on research projects while studying on the course?

Scientific expertise is nurtured in practical terms by working on real-life projects.

Did you know, …

… that international activities take place on several levels in the course?

These include joint classes and projects with international partners as well as international mobility of students and teaching staff. This helps improve students’ language skills and promote (inter)cultural and global awareness.

Did you know, …

… that all our lecturers have extensive practical experience?

This ensures that the course content is relevant and up-to-date and encourages a practical approach to teaching.