MESSAGE OF HOS

With immense pleasure, I take this opportunity to welcome you all to the School of Nutrition and Dietetics, The University of Faisalabad. I congratulate all the students selected for admission here in their chosen fields of study.

School of Nutrition and Dietetics is one of the premier units of the University dedicated to advancing the knowledge, contributing to the careers of undergraduate and graduate students in the discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics. Since its inception in the year 2012, the School has been struggling hard to pursue its mission and objectives towards producing skilled technical experts in the field.

We have embarked upon offering multiple opportunities to advance the education on Nutrition and Dietetics to the professionals.

Our School is committed to produce highly skilled health professionals that will serve the country and overseas, with advanced nutrition knowledge and practice. We shall achieve this cherished goal by imparting the knowledge, skills and attitudes in the students to undertake quality education in the subject. We shall also make them understand the importance of inter-disciplinary approaches toward managing community health and nutritional problems to promote nutritional status and well-being of people.

After successful completion of the programs, our outgoing nutrition expert may get absorbed for job in various government and private sector organizations, research planning and development, community nutrition development programs, international organizations such as UNICEF, FAO, WHO etc., multinational companies, pharmaceutical and food industries, to name few.

vision

Impart education and training in individuals on research-based interventions towards developing new functional foods in attainment of better nutritional status and prevention of disease.

Mission

  • Interpret and translate the science of nutrition and dietetics into practical information.
  • Implant nutritional knowledge to promote nutritional status, improve food choices, and well-being of the community.
  • Promote a culturally diverse research environment by providing enhanced nutrition education and skills.
  • Influence and contribute to a safe, secured and nutritious food supply.
  • Develop ability to self-manage nutritional and clinical care in the community.

Objectives

  • Nutritionists
  • Nutrition Educationists
  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Dieticians
  • Public Health Nutritionists
  • Clinical Dieticians
  • Food Service Administrators
  • Nutrition and Health Expert
  • Weight Management Expertise
  • Therapeutic Diet Planning

About Us

School of Nutrition and Dietetics, was established at the Health Sciences Wing (for girls) in the year 2012, with the initiation of 10-semester undergraduate program leading to the Degree of Doctor of Diet & Nutrition Sciences (DND). Since this program is running very successfully, we have now embarked upon starting M.phil (4 semesters) degree program in the subject of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Need

In the eventuality of various prevalent nutrition-related health problems of the country, there is need to address and manage them employing the best nutrition rules and principles to make Pakistan healthier. Both of the programmes of the School suffice best to impart in the students advanced and new knowledge of nutritional science.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our nutrition graduates may find jobs in both public and private sector organizations inside or outside the country as indicated below:

Public Sector

  • Public Health Departments
  • School Health & Nutrition Programs
  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Community Development Programs
  • Motivational Speakers

Private Sector

  • Multinational Companies
  • Independent Private Practice
  • Food Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Consultant for Private Companies and Hospitals
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services
  • Health Care Centers

Foreign Countries

  • Public Health departments in Middle East, Europe etc.
  • Independent Private Practice as registered dietitians

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