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Programme: MSc Applied Human Nutrition

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
10253340 Faculty of Health Sciences Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180

Admission requirements

A recognised bachelor's degree in Medicine or in a supplementary health service profession; or a recognised and applicable bachelor honours degree of equivalent status as the BDietetics degree with regard to Physiology and Biochemistry.

All MSc students must register for, and attend (TNM 800) Applied research methodology 800 satisfactorily. (Exemption may be granted if the module has already been passed for the BScHons degree.) Also consult General Regulations.

Contact department before application.

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 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.


The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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