24 months
5000 USD/year
5000 USD/year
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Graduates of the Nutritional Sciences program of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences should possess a deep understanding of the field through in-depth study of its different aspects, at both theoretical and practical   levels, which could help to promote nutritional status, health, and wellbeing of individuals and the community, thereby preventing malnutrition and the related complications.


The Nutritional Sciences program of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, as a specialized, interdisciplinary field, provides advanced training in research, education, and community engagement issues.

Nutritional science is a branch of medical sciences that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals and community to achieve sustainable development in food products and nutrition systems.   The program is designed for students who wish to delve more deeply into nutritional sciences and related research. Graduates of Nutritional Sciences (MSc) will have the ability to work in the fields of education, research, consultancy services to individuals and community and could also participate in food and nutrition program planning and policy making.

Students at Nutritional Sciences of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences will:

  • provide educational, research and consultancy services in various areas of the field, including nutritional hygiene, dietetics, community nutrition, food and nutrition planning, and nutritional care, for individuals and groups.
  • achieve the optimum quality in both qualitative and quantitative research 
  • obtain the best possible standard in the field of food and nutrition and to reach an acceptable level in nutritional indices identified by the health care system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Public Health in Rural & Urban Communities
  • Chemistry Across the Periodic Table
  • Analytical Science
  • Lactation Physiology
  • Food Laws and Regulations
  • Food Microbiology
  • Genetics Laboratory
  • Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology: Principles and Techniques 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must obtain a record of transcripts from the institution they have attended. There is no minimum required GPA to secure admission to a graduate program. However, competitive applicants have the GPA of 3.00 or above.
    • B.Sc. and secondary school or equivalent 
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV): This includes your personal information as well as your education background and work experience.
    • Cover Letter: This letter demonstrates which program you are deciding to apply for.
    • Two letters of recommendation\Scanned copy of the main page of your passport in high quality in any graphic format (PDF, JPEG, and PNG)
    • Passport-size photo

Tuition Fee

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    5000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Shiraz

7338875 - 11101515 IRR /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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