Nutritional Biology, M.Sc. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Nutritional Biology Graduate Group at the University of California, Davis, is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide the skills, and prepare students for modern, cutting-edge nutrition research.


Key facts

The Nutritional Biology faculty at the University of California, Davis, encompasses several colleges including the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, School of Medicine, and the School of Veterinary Medicine. The great diversity of research interests represented by the faculty members allows students to choose from a wide variety of themes: nutritional biochemistry, animal nutrition, nutrition and development, nutrient bioavailability, human/clinical nutrition, nutrition and behavior, nutritional energetics, community nutrition, maternal and child nutrition, nutrition and endocrinology, international nutrition, obesity/body composition, physiology of digestion, nutrition and chronic disease, culture and nutrition, nutrition and gene expression, nutrition and aging, food preferences, nutrition and immunity, diet and exercise, dietary assessment, protein and lipid metabolism, food intake regulation, and nutrition education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Nutrition
  • Metabolic Homeostasis
  • Nutrition and Immunity
  • Nutrition and Development
  • Control of Food Intake 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of intellectual achievement and potential for successful graduate study.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) with prior course work comparable to the GGNB prerequisites listed below.

Tuition Fee

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    11700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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