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First year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Human anatomy and physiology: musculoskeletal system 6 B
Biology 6 B
Professional communication in English 6 C
2 Application of ICTs in professional practice 6 B
Human anatomy and physiology: cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system 6 B
Biochemistry 6 B
3 Human anatomy and physiology: endocrine nervous system 6 B
Food chemistry and biochemistry 6 B
Professional communication techniques 6 C
Initiation to profesional practice - 1st year (1-3 terms) 6 C
Cross-curricular courses
Enrolment on this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year.

Second year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Psychology and nutrition 6 B
Nutrition 6 C
Pathophysiology 6 B
2 Scientific communication in English 6 C
Statistical methods for research 6 B
Food science 6 C
3 Food technology 6 C
Food quality inspection 6 C
Community nutrition 6 C
Initiation to professional practice –2nd year (1-3 terms) 6 C
Cross-curricular courses
Enrolment on this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year.

Third year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Food hygiene and security 6 C
Food microbiology 6 C
Nutrition and life cycle 6 C
2 Food security 6 C
Nutrition during illness and for people with special needs 6 C
Applied dietetics 6 C
3 Culinary and gastronomy technology 6 C
Nutrition and dietetics in sport 6 C
Diet therapy 6 C
Initiation to professional practice – 3rd year (1-3 terms) 6 C
Enrolment on this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year.

Fourth year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Optional course 1 6 OP
Public health 6 C
Social values and professional ethics 6 C
2 Optional course 2 6 OP
Prevention and epidemiology 6 C
Nutrient-drug interaction and phytotherapy 6 C
3 Optional course 3 6 OP
End-of-degree Dissertation 9 ED
Internship (1-3 terms) 9 I
Cross-curricular courses
Enrolment on this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year.

Specializations

The curricular structure for specializations must be as follows:

  • 18 ECTS corresponding to the courses defined for each itinerary.
  • 9 ECTS corresponding to internships, which must be related to the specialization area.
  • 9 ECTS corresponding to the end-of-degree Dissertation, which must be related to optional courses and internships within the specialization area.

M1 -Specialisation in physical exercise and training

Subject ECTS Course Type ECTS
Physiology 12 Exercise physiology: basic principles OP 6
Exercise physiology: integration OP 6
Training 6 Basic principles of fitness OP 6
Professional practice 9 Internship I 9
End-of-degree Dissertation 9 End-of-degree Dissertation ED 9
Total credits 36

M2 -Specialisation in nutrition and public health: consumer education

Subject ECTS Course Type ECTS
Evidence-based nutrition 6 Evidence-based nutrition OP 6
New cultural food practices 6 New cultural food practices OP 6
Food and nutrition education strategies 6 Food and nutrition education strategies OP 6
Professional practice 9 Internships I 9
End-of-degree dissertation 9 End-of-degree dissertation ED 9
Total credits 36

Optional courses

Optional course ECTS Term
Exercise physiology: basic principles 6 10
Nutrition based on scientific evidence 6 10
Eating disorders 6 10
Exercise physiology: integration 6 11
New food cultures 6 11
Hospital nutrition services 6 11
Basic principles of fitness 6 12
Food and nutrition education strategies 6 12
Nutrition for specific diseases 6 12

B: basic; C: compulsory, OP: optional; I: Internship; ED: End-of-degree Dissertation.

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