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Post-Graduate Diploma in Nutrition, Health and Sport

Duration: 40 Weeks

This program is developed to provide students with understanding of basic nutrition, planning healthy diets, and the role of food in the body, fitness, health, and disease. It also emphasizes the scientific fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism throughout the lifespan. The focus of our sports nutrition is to integrate and apply the effect and influence of exercise and physical activity on health and chronic disease preventions as well as sports specific nutrition, optimizing performance and understanding the nutritional demands of sports.

The food courses of this program are designed to help students develop a hands-on approach to food safety and quality, while allowing them the opportunity to earn food safety certification. The program integrates and applies knowledge within the areas of microbiology, food processing, quality assurance and food safety to preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are healthy, high quality, and safe to eat. Additionally, the program is designed to be equally useful for entry level or ongoing career development in the food and beverage industry.

Course Outline

No. Course Code
1 Fundamentals of Nutrition NHS101
2 Nutritional Assessment (project, Nutritional Assessment and Planning) NHS102
3 Nutrition in Aging NHS103
4 Food Processing FTSQ104
5 Nutrition in Disease State (Clinical Nutrition) NHS104
6 Food Microbiology FTSQ106
7 Nutrition in Life Cycle NHS105
8 Food Safety (HACCP and BRC) FTSQ102
9 Food Regulations FTSQ108
10 Weight Managements NHS106
11 Research in current topics in Nutrition (project) NHS107
12 Nutrition for the Endurance Exercises and Sports NHS108
13 Nutrition for the Strength Exercises and Sports NHS109
14 Nutrition for Intermittent Exercise and Team Sports NHS110
15 Supplements in Health and Sport NHS111
16 Doping in Sport NHS112
17 Technical Writing and Research Methods NHS113
18 Professionalism and Career Development NHS114

Graduate are able to pursue careers in:

  • Private and public recreational facilities
  • Fitness and gyms
  • Sports performance facilities
  • Healthcare facilities and medical clinics
  • Self-employment as a consultant
  • Health coaches and employee wellness programs
  • Retailer and Natural health stores
  • Nutrition educator in different facilities
  • Food industry and food services