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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition


The Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition is designed to produce competent and dynamic/Nutrition professional who can serve as integral members of a health care team in the changing information driven health care services industry.

In addition to nurturing mastery in the requisite professional competencies, the curriculum will equip graduates to exhibit professionalism and perform supervisory and quality assurance roles in an environment, which stimulates creativity, maximizes student potential, and provides a foundation for more advance studies.

The course is four(4) years in duration, organised on a full time basis over an academic year consisting of approximately thirty weeks (2 semesters).

  • Listing ID: 4375
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health and Welfare- 091 Health- 0917 Traditional and Complimentary Medicine and Therapy
  • Qualification Developer: School of Allied Health and Wellness, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and Council of Professionals Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM)
  • Entry Requirements: A minimum of five(5) GCE O\\'Level A, B, & C or CXC General Proficiency Levels 1, 2 , or 3 (as of June 1998) in English Language; Mathematics; Biology/ Human and Social Biology; Chemistry; Food and Nutrition or other subject
    i. Students without Chemistry at CXC General Proficiency Levels 1, 2, or 3 or GCE O\\'Level A,B, or C may also apply if they meet the other subject requirements.
    ii. Attendance at a panel interview may be required.
    iii. Candidates with other types of academic qualifications will be evaluated in accordance with the University\\'s regulation on academic equivalency.
  • Number of Credits: 141
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