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M.Sc. DEGREE (HUMAN NUTRITION) FOR MALE AND FEMALE

Master of Science in Human Nutrition (Male and Female) 

 

Courses List

Course No

Tite

Cr. Hrs

503 FSN   Nutrients Biological Evaluation  3(2+1)
506 FSN Metabolism 2(2+0)
511 FSN Lipids and Carbohydrates in Nutrition 3(3+0)
512 FSN Proteins in Nutrition 2(2+0)
513 FSN  Vitamins & Minerals in Nutrition 2(2+0)
514 FSN Nutrients Analysis 2(1+1)
516 FSN Inborn Errors of Metabolism  3(2+1)
522 FSN Food Safety 2(2+0)
535 FSN Advanced Applied Nutrition 2(0+2)
595 FSN Seminar 1(1+0)
597 FSN Selected Topics in Human Nutrition 2(2+0)
600 FSN Thesis 6(0+6)

 


Courses Plan

Level -1

 

 

Code & No.

Course Title

Credits

513 FSN

Vitamins & Minerals in Nutrition

2

523 AGEM

Nutritional Surveys

3

055 ENGL

English Language

6

Total

11

 

 Level - 2

 

Code & No.

Course Title

Credits

506 FSN

Metabolism

3

511 FSN

Lipids and Carbohydrates in Nutrition

3

Total

6

 

Level - 3

 

 Code & No.

Course Title

Credits

516 FSN

Inborn Errors of Metabolism

3

595 FSN

Seminar

1

518 AGEC

Design and Analysis of Agricultural Experiments

3

532 AGEM

Nutritional Extension

2

Total

9

 

Level - 4

 

Code & No.

Course Title

Credits

503 FSN

Nutrients Biological Evaluation

2

514 FSN

Nutrients Analysis

2

522 FSN

Food Safety

2

535 FSN

Advanced Applied Nutrition

2

597 FSN

Selected Topics in Human Nutrition

2

521 AGEM

Maternity and childhood care (Advanced)

2

533 AGEM

Dietary Programs Planning

2

Total

14

 

 Level - 5 

Code & No.

Course Title

Credits

600 FSN

Thesis

6

Total

6


Courses Description

                      

503 FSN Nutrients Biological Evaluation                                            2(2+0)
 The student will study the different methods for nutrients assessment and research plan - Experimental designs - Using computer in nutrition research - Use and evaluation of test animals - Formulation of diets - Calculation - Interpretation of results and data, and preparation for presentation.

506 FSN Metabolism                                                                    3(2+1)
 Cell structure - Digestive system - Enzymes - Energy - Carbohydrate metabolism - Lipid metabolism - Protein metabolism - Integration and regulation of metabolism.

511 FSN Lipids and Carbohydrates in Nutrition                                  3(3+0)
 Lipids, nomenclature, classification, physical and chemical aspects - Function of lipids - Recent methods in lipid metabolism - Cholesterol and control of plasma cholesterol concentration - Carbohydrates classification - Some reactions of carbohydrate - Functions of carbohydrate classes in foods.

512 FSN Proteins in Nutrition                                                        2(2+0)
 Structures and functions of protein and amino acids - Dietary sources of protein and amino acids - Evaluation of protein quality - Metabolism, integration and catabolism of amino acids - Protein turnover, urea synthesis.

513 FSN Vitamins & Minerals in Nutrition                                          2(2+0)
 Chemical and physical characteristics of vitamins and minerals - Role of vitamins and minerals in metabolism - Deficiency of vitamins and minerals and their relation with protein-calorie malnutrition diseases - Effect of food constituents on the metabolism of vitamins and minerals.

514 FSN Nutrients Analysis                                                            2(1+1)
 Extraction, isolation, purification of nutrients - Use of advanced methods for protein evaluation - Chromatographic separation of fatty acids - Determination of minerals and lipids - Use of biological methods for nutrients analysis.

516 FSN Inborn Errors of Metabolism                                             3(2+1)
 Inborn errors of protein and amino acids metabolism - Inborn errors of carbohydrate metabolism - Inborn errors of lipid metabolism.

522 FSN Food Safety                                                                  2(2+0)
 Toxins occurring in foods: from plants, animals, chemical and microbial sources - Effects of preparation, handling and processing on food safety - Mechanisms of food poisoning - Different methods for identification of food poisoning - Food transmitted diseases.

535 FSN Advanced Applied Nutrition                                             2(0+2)
 Nutrition and weight control - Nutrition and physical fitness - Nutrition support in disabling diseases - Drug nutrient interaction - Adults and elderly nutrition.

595 FSN Seminar                                                                       1(1+0)
 The student will present a report on a selected topic in the field of human nutrition under the supervision of a member of the teaching staff who is responsible for that particular field of study.

597 FSN Selected Topics in Human Nutrition                                 2(2+0)
 Study of new trends and developments in human nutrition as selected by the department.

600 FSN Thesis                                                                         6(0+6)

         

                             
 
              
 
                                     

               

                                          

         

                                             

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