Title of the Programme
The programme shall be master of human nutrition MSc (HN)
In the course of the programme, you will learn about the conversion of energy and nutrients in the human body, the importance of nutrition in the various stages of life and the effects of nutrition on health and disease. As a graduate you will have extensive expertise in diet, nutrition, and health, enabling you to contribute to solving the global health problems.
The Masters in Human Nutrition prepares students for careers in healthcare, academia, and industry, in the Burkina Faso and abroad. In addition to acquiring broad and deep training in nutrition science, students end the year as stronger critical thinkers, better writers, and more confident public speakers. Our courses are designed to enhance nutrition knowledge and skills and are applicable to academic, research, and clinical settings. Besides core courses, students may choose to focus on one of three tracks: basic nutrition science, clinical nutrition, or public health nutrition.
The graduate program in Human Nutrition offers opportunities for advanced study and original investigations in basic and applied human nutrition. The curriculum includes coursework and thesis research through laboratory or field work in a variety of areas relevant to human nutrition including nutrient metabolism, diet and disease, nutrition through the life cycle and nutrition behaviors.