Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

General

Program Description

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Train yourself as a healthcare professional, with scientific rigor and evidence-based data.

Training to offer nutritional advice ensuring the health and quality of life of individuals, being able to prevent chronic diseases such as hypertension or diabetes.

  • You will be able to design and supervise personalized clinical feeding plans.
  • Planning menus and special diets and new products.

Features of this program

All the information you need to know

  • Start Date: 10 September 2020
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Modality: Face-to-face
  • ECTS: 240
  • Language: Spanish
  • Campus: Madrid Villaviciosa de Odón
  • University: Universidad Europea of Madrid
  • Knowledge Area: Medicine and health
  • Study Type: Degree

Differential Values of the Nutrition Career

  • 1000 Hours of clinical practice . Clinical practices in patient care and an average of 200 treatments per student
  • 40 In first places in MIR . 40% of Medicine graduates are among the first 1,000 positions in the MIR 2017
  • 745 square meters . Simulated Hospital and four clinics equipped with the latest technology

Why study Nutrition and Dietetics at the Universidad Europea ?

Versatile curriculum

Health care evolves more and more towards personalized treatment: become a very versatile nutritionist , in addition to establishing special dietary guidelines, you prepare to develop nutritional intervention programs and advise on the innovation and development of new food products.

Safe environments in the best facilities

Much of the learning takes place in the food technology laboratory and in specialized laboratories in biomedicine, biology, genetics, microbiology, chemistry, food biotechnology and industrial or research fermentations, guided at all times by top researchers in human nutrition .

In addition, in our Simulated Hospital you can practice in nutritional consultations in a safe and faithful environment, and interact with other students in the health area, to practice and leave prepared for the professional field in the nutrition and dietetics career .

Practices in nutritional center

From second year on, you will carry out 360 hours of professional internships so that you are fully prepared to serve patients with maximum responsibility and safety in institutions, in collective catering establishments, in food industry companies, in sports centers and hospitals such as Grupo Hospitalario Chiron.

In addition, in our Simulated Hospital you can practice in nutritional consultations in a safe and faithful environment, and interact with other students in the health area, to practice and leave prepared for the professional field in the nutrition and dietetics career .

Access

Profile of new admission and access routes to the degree in nutrition and dithetics

The Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is aimed at students who wish to work as Dietitians-Nutritionists in centers belonging to public and private health centers. Students can come from:

  • High school.
  • Student of the Baccalaureate of Educational Systems of EU Member States and countries with reciprocity agreement.
  • Foreign Students or National Students with pre-university studies completed abroad or in foreign schools in Spain.
  • International / European Baccalaureate Students.
  • Higher education training cycle.
  • Access Test for people over 25 years old.

Access requirements

To access the degree you must have the Baccalaureate Certificate + PAU or Training Cycle. In the event that the student comes from another degree, credits will be recognized in common subjects. The professional experience accredited through a work activity report may be used for the recognition of ECTS related to the subject of "External internships", up to a maximum of 24 ECTS.

Admission process

The admission process to pursue an online degree at the Universidad Europea can be carried out throughout the year, although enrollment in any of our programs is subject to the existence of vacancies. To complete the admission process, applicants must follow these simple steps:

  • Personalized advice.
  • Application and documentation submission to evaluate the profile of the applicant
  • Personal interview and profile assessment.
  • Confirmation of admission.
  • Formalization of reservation and registration.

Facilities

We have highly advanced simulation rooms equipped with the most innovative technology, with our own laboratory to develop food technology practices, with laboratories specialized in biomedicine, biology, genetics, microbiology, chemistry, biotechnology, with research laboratories guided by top researchers in human nutrition, simulated hospital.

Subjects and Study Plan

First course

  • 9875002101 Applied Chemistry
  • 9875002102 Biology
  • 9875002103 Human Anatomy
  • 9875002104 Anthropology
  • 9875002105 Initiation to laboratory work
  • 9875002106 Physiology
  • 9875002107 Biochemistry
  • 9875002108 Psychology
  • 9875002109 Bromatology
  • 9875002110 Statistics
  • 9875002111 Botany

Second course

  • 9875002201 Modern Language
  • 9875002202 Microbiology
  • 9875002203 Human Genetics
  • 9875002204 Basic nutrition I
  • 9875002205 Toxicology
  • 9875002206 Collective and social restoration
  • 9875002207 Food technology
  • 9875002208 Applied Pharmacology
  • 9875002209 Molecular Biology
  • 9875002210 Parasitology
  • 9875002211 Pathophysiology
  • 9875002212 Practicum I

Third course

  • 9875002301 Basic nutrition II
  • 9875002302 Legislation
  • 9875002303 Bioethics
  • 9875002304 Nutrition in the stages of Life
  • 9875002305 Dietetics
  • 9875002306 Food Education
  • 9875002307 Diet therapy
  • 9875002308 Hygiene and Food Safety. HACCP
  • 9875002309 Community Nutrition
  • 9875002310 Public Health and Epidemiology
  • 9875002311 Clinical Nutrition and Hospital Dietetics
  • 9875002312 Practicum II
  • 9875002313 Nutrition in sport

Fourth grade

  • 9875002401 Culinary Technology and Kitchen
  • 9875002402 Therapeutic skills
  • 9875002403 Practicum III
  • 9875002404 Practicum IV
  • 9875002405 Final degree project
  • 9875002406 Fundamentals of Economics
  • 9875002801 Immunonutrition and Nutrigenomics
  • 9875002802 Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
  • 9875002803 Food Establishment Management
  • 9875002804 Evidence-Based Nutrition and Research Techniques
  • 9875002805 Endocrinology and nutrition
  • 9875002806 Food and Sports Nutrition.
  • 9875002807 Menu planning and special culinary techniques
  • 9875002808 Food intolerance and allergies. Foods intended for a special diet
  • 9875002809 Immunology
  • 9875002810 Biological analysis and laboratory diagnosis
  • 9875002811 Nutrition and Eating in Eating Disorders

What will your EU experience be like?

Employment and Careers

The preferred professional exit for the blended degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics is the exercise of the regulated profession of dietitian-nutritionist in health centers of the public and private network, where you will become a valued nutrition technician , pursuing a career in nutrition and dietetics in one of the best universities of nutrition and dietetics.

Other career opportunities:

  • Food processing industries.
  • Food quality control laboratories.
  • Advisory-consulting companies in the field of food, nutrition and dietetics.
  • Collective dining rooms, catering services, hotels, nurseries, schools, residences for the elderly.
  • Gyms and beauty and personal image clinics.
  • Public consumer information services.
  • Delivery of training courses for food handling.
  • Centers for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder ...), in which the dietitian-nutritionist acts as an adjunct to psychiatric treatment.
  • Teaching in Vocational Training and at the University.
  • Public Administrations: national, regional, local and international organizations; B and lower bodies and scales.
  • Research in public and private centers
Last updated Aug 2020

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