Program Objectives

The first stage of the program includes; chemistry (general, organic, physical and quantitive analyses), biological sciences, mathematics, basic medical as well as nutritional sciences (biochemical nutrition, principles of nutrition and foods etc.) underlying the practice of nutrition and dietetics. 
Courses in the second stage are directly related to practice. In addition to theoretical courses and laboratory studies, students carry out practical work in field for community health nutrition and in hospitals for therapeutic nutrition and food service systems in institutions. Through these integrated sequential courses of study, the students develop an understanding of principles, concepts and the skills necessary for profession of nutrition and dietetics as a nutritionist and dietitian. Internationally, dietitians are classified within the same group as other health professionals such as medical doctors, dentists and nurses.