Entry Requirements
i. Applicants should be holders of either First or Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
in Bachelor of Science Degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Post Graduate diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution.
ii. OR Bachelor of Education Degree with at least 2 years experience in the field of nutrition and a major in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Upper Class Honours.
iii. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization. Programme Structure
Two years program. 12 units in year one and Thesis in year 2

Year 1
Core Units

Level 800
HFN 800: Advanced Human Nutrition
HFN 801: Advanced Nutritional Epidemiology
HCU 800: Research Methods
HCU 801: Statistics
HFN 804: Nutrition Assessments, Surveillance and Interventions
HFN 805: Nutrition and Food Security
HFN 806: Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry
HCU 802: Programme Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
HFN 814: Advanced Maternal and Child nutrition


Electives Select 3
HFN 809: Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
HFN 811: Advanced Therapeutic Nutrition
HFN 812: Advanced Nutrition in Exercise and Sports
HSS 803: Advanced Ergogenic Aids Sports PerformanceHFN 815: Nutrition in Emergencies
HFN 816: Advanced Nutritional Anthropology

Year 2
HFN 817: Thesis

News and Events

35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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