SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION SCIENCE

  • SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION SCIENCE

    About the Course

    The Specialist Diploma in Nutrition Science course aims to equip the food and nutrition professionals with the in-depth knowledge and skills in nutrition research methods, nutrition analysis, community nutrition & communication, as well as food labelling and requirements. The skills and attributes will allow them to contribute effectively in nutrition research & food product development, applied nutrition & food marketing in food science, and public health promotion.

     

     

  • Target Participants

    Target participants are to have minimum a diploma or equivalent in a related field, ie. food science, nutrition science or life sciences; with at least 6 months of relevant working experience in food or nutrition related field.

  • Certification

    Participants who meet the assessment and attendance requirements of the four modules under each PDC will be awarded the respective post-diploma certificate.

    Participants will be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Nutrition Science upon successful completion of the 2 PDCs. The award of the Specialist Diploma is governed by the Polytechnic’s examinations rules and regulations.

  • Admission Requirements

    1. Diploma or equivalent in a related field, ie. food science, nutrition science or life sciences; with at least 6 months of relevant working experience in food or nutrition related field.

    2. Applicants who do not possess the minimum prerequisite educational qualifications but have substantial relevant working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and may be subjected to an interview.

     

  • Course schedule (conducting days & time)

    Course Schedule

    Duration:

    PDC in Nutrition Research & Analytical Methods: 21 Sep 2020 - 29 Jan 2021

    PDC in Public Health Communication: 1 Feb 2021 - 28 May 2021

    Conducting days and time:

    Monday (1830 – 2130), Tuesday (1830 – 2130), Thursday (1830 – 2130)

     

    Lessons will be conducted as classroom-based learning as well as self-directed learning.

     

     

  • What You'll Study

    POST-DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN NUTRITION RESEARCH & ANALYTICAL METHODS

    Module 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF APPLIED NUTRITION SCI

    Module 2: NUTRITION RESEARCH & STUDY DESIGN

    Module 3: FUND OF ANALYSES FOR MACRONUTRIENTS

    Module 4: FUND OF ANALYSES FOR MICRONUTRIENTS

    POST-DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNICATION

    Module 1: SG NUTRITION LABELLING, CLAIMS & REQUIRE

    Module 2: INTL NUTRITION LABEL, CLAIMS & REQUIRE

    Module 3: NUT INTERVENT FOR VULNERABLE POPULATION

    Module 4: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

  • Course Fees and Funding

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    Please refer to course website.

  • Contact for course enquiries

    Ms LING LENA, lena_ling@nyp.edu.sg, Tel No:6550-1540

  • Remarks

    NYP reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any prog and amend the fees/info without prior notice.