Medicine and Surgery
L/SNT3 – Technical Health Professions
Italian – English
National Admission Test – no 20 places
Upon successful competion of this course students will become qualified dietitians able to work with people to promote healthy lifestyles, and treat nutrition-related diseases. The course includes theorical and practical sessions in the basic and specific subjects as well as a work placement that will be performed during the three years. During their placement students will learn more in detail specific techniques of the profession with more responsability and independence. During their placement students will be assisted by dieticians and will learn how to prevent and treat nutrition-related diseases.
Students can tailor the course to their specific needs and choose from a wide range of modules. The programme includes modules for the study of a foreign language, information technology, and research methodologies.
The course ends with a theoretical-practical qualification exam and thesis defense. On successful completion of the course, graduates will have the academic requirements needed to register and work as a licensed dietitian.
Students are offered a wide range of modules, such as:
Dietitians work with individuals to promote healthy lifestyles, and treat nutrition-related diseases. They inform the population about nutrition, cooperate in the implementation of nutrition policies and plan and conduct research projects. They help the population maintain or restore good health conditions through individual or community based dietary programs.
100% of the enrolled students in this course are currently attending it. Drop-out rates in the 1st year is significantly lower than the average drop-out rates of other universities. Students will be involved in classroom sessions and practical laboratory activities to develop their methodological skills, to learn how to conduct scientific research, and to collect data for their thesis.
Some of the modules are taught in English to encourage international mobility and to improve students’ employability.