IGNOU MSc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management 2017

IGNOU MSc in Dietetics & Food Service Management M.Sc. (DFSM) 2017

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to M.Sc. (Dietetics and Food Services Management) (MSCDFSM) in both January and July academic cycles

The discipline has been developed by the School of Continuing Education (SOCE), IGNOU. On successful completion of 30 credit course work and three months internship programme (16 credits) the students will be awarded with Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Public Nutrition (PGDDPN) and they may leave the programme if desires

Programme Objective

The M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management Programme has been introduced in the university curriculum with an objective to provide an opportunity for the learners to pursue higher education in the field of food services and dietetics
After completing this master degree, their knowledge and skills will be enhanced and they will be able to enter into the business market as an entrepreneur and/or may be start their own food service unit

Programme Details

Master of Science (Dietetics and Food Services Management) - M.Sc. (DFSM)
Programme Code: M.Sc. (DFSM)

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. (Home Science) specialization in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition or PG Diploma in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition or its equivalent; or
Graduate (B.Sc.) or equivalent (MBBS,BHS etc) from the following background - Home Science /Food Science and Technology, Science, Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical Catering alongwith the DNHE or CNCC or CFN offered by IGNOU (Simultaneous admission for CFN/CNCC is also permitted)

Duration in the years

Min: 2 Years
Max: 5 Years
Min. age as on 1st Jan. of the Academic Year: No Bar

Medium of Instruction: English

Fee Structure: The students need to pay Rs. 27,000/- for complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs.13500/- per year

How to Apply

Student can download the Application from the university website www.ignou.ac.in
Students required to purchases Student Handbook and Prospectus from the IGNOU Regional Centre (or) from the nearest Study Centre of IGNOU whose addresses are given below on payment of Rs.200/- in cash at the sale counter or by sending demand draft of Rs.250/- in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi by Post
The online system facilities for instant issue of confirmation of form submission and online payment through netbanking/debit card/credit card
For details, visit IGNOU Website www.ignou.ac.in or contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre/Study Centre

Important Dates

Admissions are open from 06th November 2016 onwards for January-2017 Session
Last Date of Admission January 2017: 07th December 2016