Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 258
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
Academic Information for mobility students
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: ROCÍO, BENÍTEZ RODRÍGUEZ / rbenitez@usBtPpw1c3gr.es
Faculty of Pharmacy / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Therapy and rehabilitation (0915)
Studies leading to the Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics are designed to enable students not only to acquire and apply knowledge, but also to attain the professional competences and skills that qualify them to practice the profession of dietician-nutritionist, in accordance with Order CIN/730/2009 (18 March 2009). Graduates may work as professionals in clinical and primary health care settings, hospital departments, clinical nutrition, and dietetics, community or public health environments, collective catering, the food industry, and research and teaching.
1. Learn and understand the natural, clinical, and social sciences required to pursue a professional career as a dietician-nutritionist.
2. Recognise the need to maintain and enhance professional competence by focusing on the importance of independent continuing-education initiatives.
3. Identify, critically evaluate, and effectively use and apply information sources related to nutrition, diet, lifestyles, and healthcare topics. Graduates will also possess good communication skills.
4. Apply scientific knowledge of physiology, physiopathology, food science, nutrition, and diet to dietary planning and counselling for individuals and groups, whatever their health status, throughout their life.
5. Design and implement nutritional status evaluation protocols with a view to identifying nutritional risk factors.
6. Be familiar with national and international health organisations, participate in the design, performance, and validation of nutritional epidemiological studies, and take part in the planning and evaluation of intervention programmes.
7. Know about food services and hospital nutrition and dietary departments, and participate in the organisation, management, and implementation of the different food, nutritional support and dietary treatment systems.
8. Participate in food quality and safety in products, procedures, and facilities, and provide catering service staff with suitable hygiene/sanitation and dietetic/nutritional training
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Nutrición Humana y Dietética por la Universidad de Granada
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (132 ECTS)
Optional (36 ECTS)
Practicum (18 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)
Access to a regulated profession
Professional Status Dietitian-Nutritionist
Applicable regulations The profession of dietician-nutritionist is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 23 February 2009 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 17 February 2009) Order CIN/730/2009, dated 18 March, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of dietician-nutritionist.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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