Human Nutrition
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Division of Human Nutrition



The Division of Human Nutrition offers an excellent level of academic and practical education, based on high-quality research, using a student-centered learning and teaching approach. The undergraduate and postgraduate programmes provide graduates with up-to-date knowledge and critical and scientific thinking skills, empowering them to excel in all fields of food, nutrition and diet therapy and practice. Teaching is aimed at developing the students' ability to think creatively and to solve problems, as well as enhancing graduates' employability and professionalism. This outstanding level of education and training is offered within a supportive, interactive, professional and scientifically sound environment.