Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Program in Food and Nutrition (International Program)

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Quick Information

HIGHLIGHTS

2

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • Various Research Fields in Food and Nutrition
  • Exceptional Career Opportunities
  • Outstanding Networking, Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

IDepartment of Nutrition and Dietetics
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences 

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 1116
nutrition.dietetics.chula@gmail.com

Overview

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at Chulalongkorn University fully recognizes the great demand for the bachelor’s degree curriculum in nutrition and dietetics in Thailand. Now, the faculty offers an intensive master’s degree program in food and nutrition for professionals and scientists. It is the first graduate program in food and nutrition taught entirely in English in Thailand.

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) program offers opportunities to deepen knowledge and understanding of the food and nutrition field through research in three fields of study: 

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Applied Food and Nutrition

Our curriculum focuses on producing graduates who are knowledgeable in integrated nutritional sciences with an application of modern technology in the scientific analysis and research to apply the know-how in everyday life as well as promote accurate knowledge in food and nutrition to benefit the society and the country as a whole. Our graduates are also taught morals and ethics in conducting themselves as conscientious professionals. 

WHY this program
at Chula

1

Various Research Fields in Food and Nutrition

The research interests of our graduate faculty encompass many different aspects of nutrition including experimental, clinical, health, human, animal models, and food development.

2

Exceptional Career Opportunities

Graduates of Food and Nutrition will be qualified to work as clinical nutritionists, nutrition counselors, directors of food and nutrition, nutrition and family health coordinators, product specialist, research scientist, and more. Our students are widely sought after in the corporate world and institutions and receive high priorities among recruiters.

3

Outstanding Networking, Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

SAlso, to provide opportunities for fostering meaningful relationships and networking, as well as broadening of experience for our students, we offer a Student Exchange Program and Overseas Study Trips. Food and Nutrition students can spend time abroad as an exchange student, or travel with study tours arranged by the Program while fulfilling some requirement courses.  For more information, visit our website here.  Students will also benefit from a strong alumni relationship which will prove beneficial in their career. 

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the master’s degree in food and nutrition, graduates will be qualified to work as clinical nutritionists, nutrition counselors, directors of food and nutrition, nutrition and family health coordinators, product specialist, research scientist, and more.

Admission

Total credits: 36.

Duration of study: 2 academic years (maximum 4 academic years).

Qualifications of Applicants

  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields that have foundation courses in health science and biology from the educational institutions accredited by the Office of the Civil Service Commission and the Program Committee considers applicants to be eligible for admission;
  2. Meet Chula’s English Proficiency requirements;
  3. Other qualifications according to the Graduate School’s annual announcement or those deemed eligible for admission by the Program Administrative Committee.

Application Procedure:

Application for new students usually takes place in November (first round) and March (second round).  Please contact the program office for specific dates. For Thais, applicants can apply online at the Chulalongkorn Graduate Admission website. A non-refundable application fee of 500 THB is required. 

Please note that applications will be rejected if the required scores are not reported in our online system on the application date.  Therefore, please make sure your scores are reported in our online system before starting your application.

Step 1: Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must 

  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields that have foundation courses in health science and biology with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (4-point system);
  2. Meet English Proficient Scores: at least 500 on TOEFL, or at least 5.0 on IELTS.  Those who have not obtained these scores can use CU-TEP score of at least 60 to qualify;
  3. Other qualifications according to the Graduate School’s annual announcement or those deemed eligible for admission by the Program Administrative Committee.

NOTE: For graduates of a two-year diploma degree or equivalent who then continued their undergraduate studies before obtaining a bachelor’s degree must also submit their detailed transcript.

Step 2: Written examination

Scientific analytical written exam. Please contact our program office or check our website for an up-to-date schedule.

Step 3: Interview

Please contact our program office or check our website for up-to-date schedule and interview processes. 

Academic Calendar Year

The Food and Nutrition program is run on a semester basis: the first semester from August – December; and the second semester from January – May.

Contact

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 1116

Email
nutrition.dietetics.chula@gmail.com

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