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Programme: MSc (Applied Human Nutrition)

Code Faculty Department
10253340 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: Human Nutrition
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09 SAQA ID:  6715

Admission requirements

  1. MBChB (or equivalent) degree or relevant bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree in medicine or supplementary health service profession or relevant honours degree with physiology and biochemistry or BDietetics degree

Additional requirements

All MSc students must register for, and attend (TNM 802) Applied research methodology 802 satisfactorily. (Exemption may be granted if the module has already been passed for the BScHons degree.) However, MSc(Pharamacology) students must register for FAR 872 instead of TNM 802.

Also consult General Regulations.

Other programme-specific information

Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, the Chairperson of the School may, in consultation with the relevant head of department, approve a fixed limited extension of the period on the grounds of extraordinary circumstances.

Pass with distinction

The MSc in Applied Human Nutrition is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains an average of at least 75% in all the abovementioned modules and for the essay.


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