BSc Nutritional Science Degree at Lahore Medical & Dental College

Bachelor of Nutrition  (Bsc Nutrition)

Bachelor of Nutrition (Bsc Nutrition)

The Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences takes an interdisciplinary approach to the BSc Nutritional Science Degree. We understand that nutritionist create and translate food science research into advice and policy for their clients. This is why it is significant that these students develop critical thinking, effective communication, and understand core concepts of nutrition. We at RCNS chase educational excellence with help of all-rounder faculty and an all-encompassing curriculum that offers answers to the modern issues in the nutritional sciences.

LMDC offers all its students a safe and learning conducive environment so that students in our nutrition degree program (equivalent to BS human nutrition and dietetics) can explore the link between diet, disease, health, and optimal performance. We believe in providing transferable skills to our students that can serve them well in their professional careers as nutritional advisors. LMDC is focused on transforming the contents, methodology of teaching and technological resources at par with the national and international standards.

Here is why you should choose the Ruth Pfau College of Nutrition Sciences at LMDC for your BSc nutrition degree.

  • Practical¬†Learning
  • Distinguished Faculty
  • Resource-Rich Institute
DurationStart DateProgram Type
Full-time: 4 yearsFlexible start datesBSc Nutritional Science

Nutritional Science Degree Structure

The nutritional sciences program at RCNS offers one of the most comprehensive undergraduate educational programs in Pakistan. The program was designed so that students can get trained in broad and general aspects of food science and nutrition. One of the aim behind the degree program has been to let students understand the concept of research and prepare them for postgraduate work in nutritional sciences and for the job market. The subjects under focus are microbiology, physiology, food safety, quality management, pathology, food analysis and meal planning.

Here are the details of all BSs nutritional sciences subjects for the four years of the program.

SemesterYearSubject BreakdownCredit Hours
1First Year

Anatomy

Physiology

Biochemistry & Genetics

English

Islamiat

Introduction to Computers

4

3

3

3

2

3

2

First Year

Anatomy

Physiology

Biochemistry & Genetics

English

Pakistan Studies

Introduction to Nutrition Sciences

4

3

3

3

2

3

3

Second Year

Anatomy

Physiology

Biochemistry & Genetics

English

Biostatistics

Principles of Human Nutrition

3

3

2

3

3

3

4

Second Year

Behavioral Sciences

Biostatistics

Intro to Food Science

Developmental Nutrition

Sociology

Nutrigenomics

3

3

3

3

2

3

5

Third Year

Pathology & Microbiology

Nutrition Education

Food Toxicology & Safety

Food Processing & Preservation

Supervised Clinical Practice

Patient Safety

Meal Management

3

2

3

3

3

1

2

6

Third Year

Pathology

Microbiology

Food Laws & Regulations

Community Nutrition

Virology & Parasitology

Supervised Clinical Practice

Dietetics

2

2

2

2

3

3

3

7

Fourth Year

Professional Practice (Law, Ethics & Administration)

Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

Nutrients & Drug Interaction

Community Project

Dietetics

Critical Care & Emergency Nutrition

Supervised Clinical Practice

2

2

3

2

3

3

3

8

Fourth Year

Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology

Research project

Public Health Nutrition

Dietetics

 Supervised Clinical Practice

3

6

3

3

3

 

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