Masters of Science in Food Science & Nutrition

Masters of Science in Food Science & Nutrition

Entry Year

2020

Qualification

M.Sc.Food Science and Nutrition

Duration

2 years

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the M.Sc. program in Food Science & Nutrition at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore and acquire an in-depth understanding of the episteme of Food Science & Nutrition. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with knowledge, technical training and guidance. The program focuses in facilitating nutritionists to apply knowledge drawn from relevant sciences to promote an understanding of the effects of nutrition on growth, development and well-being. In addition to this, the curriculum has been designed to create a link between the food industry and health industry to provide opportunities to work in research, food industry, hospitals and health promotion sectors. It is further strengthened with project work and internship’s in the food industry, hospitals & public nutrition area. Furthermore, through rigorous evaluation patterns, our students are encouraged to put their skills to use and venture into the field of Food Science & Nutrition by enhancing their critical thinking abilities and sensibilities. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Nutrition Counselling, Nutrition Biochemistry, Public Health Nutrition & Nutritional Epidemiology, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Head of Department

Dr. Sangeeta Pandey
Associate Professor

Vision

  • To accentuate nutrition education based on recent developments in science and technology to improve the awareness and the quality of life.

Mission

  • To understand the human needs and integrate health and nutrition in the family and society across different economic classes.
  • Application of nutrition knowledge in their day to day life 


Program Specifications

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of the program must have a B.Sc Degree in Home Science or Family and Community Sciences/Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Food Science and Quality Control/ Nutrition and Dietetics/B.Sc with Human Nutrition/Applied Nutrition/Food Science and Nutrition/ Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/ Food Science and Quality Control with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board or institution to be eligible for the program.

Course Future Prospects

Post graduates can work as a Nutritionist / Dietitian in Health Care Centres, Public Nutrition Programmes, Food Industry, and/or a Scientific Officer in Food industries, Nutrition Coach, Teach, Research in Food & Nutrition , Food Scientist / Consultant in Food Industries, or pursue their Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition.

Connecting to the Community

Syllabus

I SEMESTER

Core Paper -Nutritional Biochemistry – I, Nutritional Biochemistry Lab

Core Paper -Applied Physiology

Core Paper -Advances in Nutrition – Macro Nutrients

Core Paper -Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition-I, Clinical Lab-I

Allied Paper -Nutritional Counseling

Allied Paper -Biostatistics I

II SEMESTER

Core Paper - Recent Advances in Nutrition - Micronutrients

Core Paper - Clinical & Therapeutic Nutrition - II

Core Paper - Nutritional Biochemistry II

Core Paper - Public Health Nutrition & Nutritional Epidemiology

Allied Paper - Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods.

Allied Paper - Food Additives

III SEMESTER

Core Paper - Post Harvest Technology

Core Paper - Advances in Food Microbiology & Preservation

Core Paper - Principles of Food Science

Elective Paper - Sports Nutrition / Program Planning in Public Health

Allied Paper - Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Multidisciplinary Paper - Nutrition for Women

IV SEMESTER

Core Paper - Recent Advances in Nutrition during Life Cycle

Core Paper - Food Product Development

Elective Paper - Pediatric Nutrition / Geriatric Nutrition

Soft Course - Entrepreneurial Skill

Dissertation

Careers and Highlights

Placement

Our students with rich experience and good exposure are working at reputed organizations in various capacities both in India and abroad.

Organizations that have employed our students include:

Healthcare / Community

Apollo Hospital, Aster CMI Hospital, Bioquest, Columbia Asia Hospital, Cloud Nine Hospital, Diet Mantra (Kolkata), Fortis Hospitals, Healthify Me, Leicestershire Nutrition & Dietetics Service (UK), M.S.Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Otawa Hospital, Civic Campus (Canada), QUA Nutrition – Signature Clinic, Right Living, Sagar Hospital, SOUKYA International Holistic Health Centre, Truweight Wellness Pvt. Ltd.

Food Industry

Britannia Industries Limited, British Biologicals, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Inner Being, Masala Box, Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd.

Research

St John’s Research Centre, National Institute of Nutrition Diverse career opportunities have been offered to Postgraduates attaining successful careers at Food Industries, Hospitals, Health Care Business, Community and also as Entrepreneurs.

Nutritium (Nutrition Counselling Cell)

Nutritium is an in-house Nutrition Counselling Cell, initiated in 20th Aug 2015. It is exclusively run by Post Graduate students. It is aimed to provide Nutrition Counselling for therapeutic conditions, healthy life, and lifestyle modifications. The Community Outreach program and In-house Nutrition Awareness has been conducted regularly.

Overview

Overview

About the Program

Students undertaking the M.Sc. program in Food Science & Nutrition at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore and acquire an in-depth understanding of the episteme of Food Science & Nutrition. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with knowledge, technical training and guidance. The program focuses in facilitating nutritionists to apply knowledge drawn from relevant sciences to promote an understanding of the effects of nutrition on growth, development and well-being. In addition to this, the curriculum has been designed to create a link between the food industry and health industry to provide opportunities to work in research, food industry, hospitals and health promotion sectors. It is further strengthened with project work and internship’s in the food industry, hospitals & public nutrition area. Furthermore, through rigorous evaluation patterns, our students are encouraged to put their skills to use and venture into the field of Food Science & Nutrition by enhancing their critical thinking abilities and sensibilities. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Nutrition Counselling, Nutrition Biochemistry, Public Health Nutrition & Nutritional Epidemiology, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Head of Department

Dr. Sangeeta Pandey
Associate Professor

Vision

  • To accentuate nutrition education based on recent developments in science and technology to improve the awareness and the quality of life.

Mission

  • To understand the human needs and integrate health and nutrition in the family and society across different economic classes.
  • Application of nutrition knowledge in their day to day life 

Program Specifications

Program Specifications

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of the program must have a B.Sc Degree in Home Science or Family and Community Sciences/Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/Food Science and Quality Control/ Nutrition and Dietetics/B.Sc with Human Nutrition/Applied Nutrition/Food Science and Nutrition/ Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/ Food Science and Quality Control with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board or institution to be eligible for the program.

Course Future Prospects

Post graduates can work as a Nutritionist / Dietitian in Health Care Centres, Public Nutrition Programmes, Food Industry, and/or a Scientific Officer in Food industries, Nutrition Coach, Teach, Research in Food & Nutrition , Food Scientist / Consultant in Food Industries, or pursue their Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition.

Connecting to the Community

Syllabus

Syllabus

I SEMESTER

Core Paper -Nutritional Biochemistry – I, Nutritional Biochemistry Lab

Core Paper -Applied Physiology

Core Paper -Advances in Nutrition – Macro Nutrients

Core Paper -Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition-I, Clinical Lab-I

Allied Paper -Nutritional Counseling

Allied Paper -Biostatistics I

II SEMESTER

Core Paper - Recent Advances in Nutrition - Micronutrients

Core Paper - Clinical & Therapeutic Nutrition - II

Core Paper - Nutritional Biochemistry II

Core Paper - Public Health Nutrition & Nutritional Epidemiology

Allied Paper - Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods.

Allied Paper - Food Additives

III SEMESTER

Core Paper - Post Harvest Technology

Core Paper - Advances in Food Microbiology & Preservation

Core Paper - Principles of Food Science

Elective Paper - Sports Nutrition / Program Planning in Public Health

Allied Paper - Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Multidisciplinary Paper - Nutrition for Women

IV SEMESTER

Core Paper - Recent Advances in Nutrition during Life Cycle

Core Paper - Food Product Development

Elective Paper - Pediatric Nutrition / Geriatric Nutrition

Soft Course - Entrepreneurial Skill

Dissertation

Careers and Highlights

Careers and Highlights

Placement

Our students with rich experience and good exposure are working at reputed organizations in various capacities both in India and abroad.

Organizations that have employed our students include:

Healthcare / Community

Apollo Hospital, Aster CMI Hospital, Bioquest, Columbia Asia Hospital, Cloud Nine Hospital, Diet Mantra (Kolkata), Fortis Hospitals, Healthify Me, Leicestershire Nutrition & Dietetics Service (UK), M.S.Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Otawa Hospital, Civic Campus (Canada), QUA Nutrition – Signature Clinic, Right Living, Sagar Hospital, SOUKYA International Holistic Health Centre, Truweight Wellness Pvt. Ltd.

Food Industry

Britannia Industries Limited, British Biologicals, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Inner Being, Masala Box, Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd.

Research

St John’s Research Centre, National Institute of Nutrition Diverse career opportunities have been offered to Postgraduates attaining successful careers at Food Industries, Hospitals, Health Care Business, Community and also as Entrepreneurs.

Nutritium (Nutrition Counselling Cell)

Nutritium is an in-house Nutrition Counselling Cell, initiated in 20th Aug 2015. It is exclusively run by Post Graduate students. It is aimed to provide Nutrition Counselling for therapeutic conditions, healthy life, and lifestyle modifications. The Community Outreach program and In-house Nutrition Awareness has been conducted regularly.