• Degree: Master
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Health Sciences
  • Department: Nutrition and Dietetics

Program Description

The vision of this program is to contribute to the development and upgrading of health services in Lebanon and the region, by providing excellent postgraduate education and scientific research of high caliber.

The mission is to create and maintain a learning environment that encourages critical thinking and acquisition of comprehensive knowledge. The program aims to develop leaders in the field of nutrition who can contribute to health promotion through scholarly research and effective prevention and management of nutrition-related disorders. The Master of Science in. Nutrition program focuses on promoting the professional skills of the graduates through a multi-disciplinary approach. This enables graduates to implement up-to date evidenced based practices at both the clinical and community settings.


Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
NUTR601 Nutritional Epidemiology & Public Health 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
NUTR603 Nutrition & Metabolism 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
NUTR605 Advanced Clinical Nutrition 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Cln MCC
Second Semester
NUTR602 Nutrition Research Methods 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
NUTR604 Statistical Methods for Nutrition Sciences 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
NUTR606 Pediatric Clinical Nutrition 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
NUTR607 Weight Management & Eating Disorders 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC
Third Semester
NUTR699 Master Thesis 6 0Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MCC

Major Elective Courses(MEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
NUTR621 Geriatric Clinical Nutrition 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR622 Management in Dietetics 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR623 Exercise and Sports Nutrition 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR624 Applications in Assessment of Nutritional Status 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR625 Pathophysiology of Nutritional Diseases 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR626 Nutrition Genomics 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR627 Advances in Food Safety and Hygiene 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR628 Maternal and child Nutrition 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR629 Community Nutrition and Intervention 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR631 Nutrition Counseling Skills 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR632 Tutorial in Nutrition 3 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Cln MEC
NUTR633 Scientific writing 3 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln MEC