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Public Health Nutrition M.Sc.

Fulda University of Applied Sciences
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus

About this program

Public Health Nutrition

The master degree programme in Public Health Nutrition is a joint degree programme of the Departments of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Studies and Nursing and Health Care and focuses on the interface between nutrition and health sciences. The linking of the two disciplines is intended to lead to new approaches to resolving increasing and urgent health issues among the general population today.

The degree programme is based on biological/medical sciences, social sciences, and epidemiology. It recognises and demonstrates links between health, nutrition, and other health-related behaviour and identifies risk groups and prevention potential to prevent or treat lifestyle-induced disease with measures aimed at the general population.

This program is held in the German Language only.

Admission requirements

The master s degree programme in Public Health Nutrition is aimed at graduates Food and Consumer Studies or related degree programmes who are interested in studying and researching issues in nutrition with regard to health and the general population, are keen to look beyond their subject area, and would like to tread new paths in the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-associated disease.

Students must have German language skills on C1 level.

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Program content

The standard duration of the full-time degree programme is four semesters. There is also the option of a part-time degree programme completed over six semesters. In both programmes, formal instruction is given mostly from Mondays to Wednesdays, leaving Thursdays and Fridays free for students to complete their own required independent work.

In the second and third semesters, students undertake a research project in which they study current research questions in small groups and develop solutions for health-related challenges.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information


Total fee per semester : 296,67 €


Degree: Master of Science

Career paths

The master s degree programme equips you to plan, implement, and assess interventions for the general population in prevention and health promotion in the field of public health nutrition.It also enables you to develop new approaches to the prevention and treatment of poor diet, provide advice on policy in the senior civil service, and assume design and decision-making roles in nationally and internationally-operating enterprises, political institutions, and in non-governmental organisations. A further option, taken by many of our graduates, is to take up a career in research via a doctoral position.

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Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Fulda University of Applied Sciences is a practice-oriented university with an international profile that offers both traditional study programs, such as Business Administration, Applied Computer Science and Electrical Engineering as well as innovative degrees such as Renewable Energy, E-Health, Nutrition,...

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Why study at Fulda University of Applied Sciences

  1. A wide range of options
  2. Applied sciences – combining theory and practice
  3. Focus on student´s employability and future career
  4. State-of-the-art equipment and the latest technology
  5. From preparatory programme to doctorate
  6. Thriving international community
  7. Short distances and close personal contact
  8. Support where it is needed
  9. Historic city with a central location in Germany and Europe
  10. Various recreational amenities

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Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Fulda University
Leipziger Straße 123
36037 Fulda Hesse

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