Bachelor of Human Nutrition


The Bachelor of Human Nutrition is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of human nutrition, the related biosciences and their application to the maintenance of human health in public health domains as well as the prevention of disease.

Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they meet the General Admission Requirements of NUST (GI2.1 in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook).   In addition, candidates must have a combined minimum of 15 points in Physical Science, Mathematics and Biology at NSSC (H or O), provided that no symbol must be below C on Ordinary Level.

Mature age candidates will be considered provided they meet the requirements and pass the mature age entrance examinations of NUST (G12.2 in the Prospectus/Year Book) – with a minimum of 50% in both English and Mathematics. 

Career Possibilities: 
Nutritionists, Nutrition Educators, Nutritional Health Information Officers/ Managers, Nutritional Health Promotion Officers, Quality Officers in the Food industry, Nutrition Information Analysts and Researchers
Modes of Study: 
4 Years
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