ISTANBUL AREL UNIVERSITY

ECTS Information Package

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 6, QF-EHEA: First Cycle, EQF-LLL: Level 6

General Information

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Nutrition and dietetics is an academic study emerged as a result of interdisciplinary interaction between basic and technological sciences and health sciences. Today it shows that NUTRITION plays an important role in promoting health and wellness, and DIETETICS in treatment and management of diseases in every aspect of our lives. In this sense, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics conducts implementation and research activities stretching across the lifespan in miscellaneous fields such as, determining the nutritional status of the society, defining and evaluating the problems, determining the priorities, seeking for solutions for the improvement of the nutrition level of the society and suggesting and implementing such solutions thereafter, defining the food and nutrition policies and programs of the country and carrying out orientation activities in this respect, performing food analysis, determining the food requirements of different age groups, preparing and implementing specific diets for diseases and carrying out management and organization activities in the institutions. Due to the fact that the number of graduates is inadequate to meet the needs of the country, the employment opportunities are high for the graduates in a variety of public and private health organisations.