Doctor of

Diet and Nutritional Sciences (DDNS)

This program is already being offered by two Pakistani Universities. This course will provide and enable students to cope with the rapid advancement in the field of Diet & Nutritional Sciences.

Degree

Requirements

12 years of education (Higher Secondary School Certificate/A-Level/Intermediate-F. Sc Pre medical or Equivalent ) with at least second Division with 50% marks

Why this

Degree

This professional program is for the student’s community to provide them the latest techniques in the field of Diet & Nutritional Sciences worldwide. After completing this program, they can move further for Master & M.Phil in Diet & Nutritional Sciences or can work independents.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 FHN-801
Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
4    
2 PFS-802
Principles of Food Sciences
3    
3 BAN-803
Basic Anatomy
4    
4 CBP-804
Cell Biology and Physiology (I)
3    
5 ENG-805
English Comprehension (I)
2    
6 PAKST-806 Pakistan Studies
2    
           
           
Semester 2
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 AHNCLP-811
Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins
3

2 AHNVM-812
Vitamins and Minerals
3

3 MB-813
Medical Biochemistry
3

4 CBP-814
Cell Biology and Physiology (II)
3

5 ENGL-815
English Comprehension (II)
2    
6 ISLS-816  Islamic Studies
2    
           
Semester 3
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 NLC-821
Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins
3

2 DPN-822
Vitamins and Minerals
3

3 ME-823
Medical Biochemistry
3

4 FDL-824
Cell Biology and Physiology (II)
2

5 FM-825 English Comprehension (II)
2    
6 EPH-826
Islamic Studies      
           
Semester 4
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DIET-831
Dietetics (I)
3

2 PHN-832
Public Health Nutrition
3

3 BSS-833
Behavioural and Social Sciences
3

4 MPM-834
Meal Planning and Management
2

5 HFP-835
Herbs, Food & Phytochemicals
3

6 DNI-836
Drug-Nutrient Interactions
3    
           
Semester 5
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 DT-841
Dietetics (II)
3

2 PHN-842
Public Health Nutrition (II)
3

3 SS-843
Statistics for Scientists
3

4 CS-844
Communication Skill
3

5 PN-845 Proteomics and Nutrigenomics
3    
6 FTA-846 Food Toxicology and Additives
3    






           
Semester 6
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 ACN-851
Advanced Clinical Nutrition
3

2 FPP-852
Food Processing and Preservation
3

3 NCDT-853
Nutritional Counselling and Diet Therapy
3

4 NIP-854
Nutrition Invention Planning
2

5 SN-855
Sports Nutrition
3    
6 SAF-856
Sociocultural Aspects of Food
3    
           
Semester 7
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 NED-861
Nutrition Education
3

2 NAMP-862
Nutritional Assessment and Menu Planning
4

3 NFF-863
Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
3

4 RAHN-864
Recent Advances in Human Nutrition
3

5 CENDB-865 Computer Education and Nutritional Data Base 4    
           
           
Semester 8
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 SEM-871
Seminar
3

2 PFS-872
Principles of Food Service
3

3
GNI-873
Global Nutritional Issue
3    
4 CFN-874
Controversies in Field of Nutrition
3

5 TRW-875 Technical Report Writing
3

 








   
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 IM-878
Institutional Management
3

2 NCEC-881
Nutrition Care In Emergency Cases
3

3
NRW-877
Nutritional Report Writing
3    
4 PDMC-880
Practical Dietrary Models And Counseling
3

5 PNPCC-879
Practical Nutritional Practices In Clinical Care
3

6 SEM-876
Seminar
3






   
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 HBNP-882
Hospital Based Nutritional Practice
4


2 LB-883
Log Book
6