MSCDFSM : Master of Science(FOOD NUTRITION)

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Continuing Education
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization FOOD NUTRITION
Description

The M.Sc. Programme in the area of Dietetics and Food Service Management has been developed with a view to address the needs of training work force/developing manpower (dietitians, nutrition counsellors, food service managers etc.) for the emerging employment sector (hospital/community dietetics, food service management). The programme will offer unique opportunity of higher education to learners to enrich their working lives by entering into the market and/or starting their own food service unit, leading to entrepreneurship. The programme also focuses on upgrading the professional competencies of serving personnel in food service establishments, such as dietitians, diet technicians, counsellors etc. upgrading their knowledge and equipping them with productive skills to enhance their career progression and employability. The special feature of the programme is that it has a provision of exit point for learners in the form of Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Nutrition (PGDDPN) after having successfully completed 30 credit course work and three months internship programme (16 credits).

Eligibility

 B.Sc. (Home Science) specialization in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition or PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition or Graduate (B.Sc.) or equivalent (MBBS, BHHS etc) from the following background – Home Science/ Food Science and Technology, Life Science, Microbiology Medical, Pharmaceutical, Catering along with the DNHE or CNCC or CFN offered by IGNOU (Simultaneous admission for CFN/CNCC is also permitted).

Fee Structure

Rs. 32,400/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 16,200/- per year.

Programme Coordinator Prof. Deeksha Kapur, deekshakapur@ignou.ac.in Ph. 011-29536347, 29572960

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
MFN1 APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY 4
MFN2 NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2
MFNL2 NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY - LAB 2
MFN3 FOOD SAFETY AND FOOD MICROBIOLOGY 2
MFNL3 FOOD SAFETY AND FOOD MICROBIOLOGY - LAB 2
MFN6 PUBLIC NUTRITION 4
MFNL6 PUBLIC NUTRITION - LAB 2
MFN8 PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SCIENCE 2
MFNL8 PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SCIENCE - LAB 2
MFN10 UNDERSTANDING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 2

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 01162: St. Ann’s College for Women (01162)
BANGALORE 1349: MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE, BANGALORE (1349P)
COCHIN 1477: ST THERESAS COLLEGE (1477)
BHOPAL 15229: GOVT. HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE (15229)
PORT BLAIR 0201: JNR MAHAVIDYALALA (201)
KOLKATA 28112: KPC MEDICAL COLLEGE& HOSPITAL (28112)
KOLKATA 28149: WOMAN'S COLLEGE, CALCUTTA (28149)
SRINAGAR 1234: GOVT. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN M. A. ROAD SRINAGAR (1234)
VIJAYAWADA 0159: SRI PADMVTHI MAHILA VSHVIDYALY (159)
MADURAI 43086: The Gandhigram Rural Institute (43086)
CHANDIGARH 06026P: IGNOU,PROG. STUDY CENTRE (06026P)
PANAJI 08032: GOA COLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE, CAMPAL PANAJI (8032)
AHMEDABAD 0958: S.M. PATEL COLLEGE OF HOME SC. (958)