General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 258

Length of programme (full time): 4 AÑOS

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)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: ROCÍO, BENÍTEZ RODRÍGUEZ / rbenitez@ugvnUMzyYr.es


Faculty of Pharmacy / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Therapy and rehabilitation (0915)

Main focus

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.

Competences

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

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Nutrición Humana y Dietética por la Universidad de Granada

Qualification requirements

– 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.


Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
BIOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
CANCER AND DIET 3rd Year 1st Semester
CELLULAR AND HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
COLLECTIVE EATING HABITS 4th Year 1st Semester
CULINARY TECHNOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
DIET AND AGEING 3rd Year 1st Semester
DIET AND CULTURE 1st Year 1st Semester
DIET AND FOETAL GROWTH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIET THERAPY AND CLINICAL NUTRITION 1 3rd Year 2nd Semester
DIET THERAPY AND CLINICAL NUTRITION 2 4th Year 1st Semester
DIETETICS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 1st Year 1st Semester
ENTERAL AND PARENTERAL NUTRITION 3rd Year 2nd Semester
FOOD HYGIENE AND SAFETY 3rd Year 1st Semester
FOOD LEGISLATION AND DEONTOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
FOOD PARASITOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
FOOD TOXICOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
FUNCTIONAL TESTS: APPLICATIONS FOR NUTRITION 4th Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOD SCIENCE 1st Year 2nd Semester
FURTHER FOOD SCIENCE 2nd Year 2nd Semester
GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1st Year 1st Semester
GENERAL PUBLIC HEALTH 3rd Year 1st Semester
HUMAN ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
METABOLIC BIOCHEMISTRY 2nd Year 1st Semester
MICROBIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
NUTRACEUTICALS AND PHYTOTHERAPY 4th Year 1st Semester
NUTRITION 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
NUTRITION 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
NUTRITION IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORT 4th Year 1st Semester
NUTRITIONAL EDUCATION. DIDACTIC PROPOSALS 3rd Year 1st Semester
PHARMACOLOGY AND NUTRITION 3rd Year 1st Semester
PHYSIOPATHOLOGY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
PRINCIPLES OF DIETETICS 3rd Year 1st Semester
PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUMENTAL NUTRITIONAL TECHNIQUES 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PSYCHIATRY AND NUTRITION 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PSYCHOLOGY OF NUTRITION 1st Year 2nd Semester
SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SENSORY ANALYSIS 3rd Year 1st Semester
SPECIAL STUDIES IN PUBLIC HEALTH 3rd Year 2nd Semester
STATISTICS 1st Year 2nd Semester
STRUCTURAL BIOCHEMISTRY 1st Year 2nd Semester
SUPERVISED PRACTICUM 4th Year
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year

Admission information

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.

General regulations

Grading scale
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».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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