In the course of the Human Nutrition programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will learn about the conversion of energy and nutrients in the human body, the importance of nutrition in the various stages of life and the effects of nutrition on health and disease.
As a graduate from the MSc programme in Human Nutrition, you will have a thorough understanding of the principles and methods of nutritional science. You obtain knowledge of the conversion of energy and nutrients and of the importance of the diet in the various stages of life.
As an MSc in Human Nutrition, you will have many different job opportunities, for As an MSc in Human Nutrition, you are qualified to become a professional within business functions and/or areas such as:
- Trial planning and execution in larger companies
- A PhD programme at the university
- Product development through innovative laboratory work (start-up companies)
- Diet and lifestyle counselling (one-person companies)
- Governmentally-funded authorities and organisations (e.g., Team Danmark)
- Other public institutions (municipalities)
- Research and educational institutions such as university colleges
- Nutrition Physiology
- Evidence, Diet and Health
- Nutrition Related Diseases
- Experimental Nutrition Physiology
- Nutrition, Growth and Development
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences Food Sciences View 7 other Masters in Health Sciences in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements.
- BSc in Food Science with the specialisation Food, Health and Nutrition from the University of Copenhagen
Other bachelor’s degrees
- If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.
International14780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.