30 months
3000 USD/year
3000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nutritional Sciences from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is intended to achieve the optimum quality in both qualitative and quantitative research by training expert manpower in Nutritional Sciences, which could help to 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.


Nutritional Sciences from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) aims to educate and train professionals who can 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.

Students at Nutritional Sciences from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) will be competent in the following skills:

  • Use appropriate research and evaluation methodology to conduct education research, review the literature and  collect and analyze data on food and nutritional issues
  • Design food and nutrition education programs and plans for different situations, by assessing needs, identifying goals, developing appropriate theoretical frameworks, formulating the necessary  materials and performing evaluation procedures
  • Implement food and nutrition education programs, by effectively using oral and written communication technology, the media, in line with proper social marketing
  • Apply appropriate education methods, rooted in proper behavioral sciences, to modify the inappropriate food behavior of the individuals and social groups.
  • Employ projects for health promotion  and disease prevention
  • Manage nutrition screening/assessment and provide appropriate medical nutrition therapy for different individuals and social groups
  • Conduct appropriate activities to support legislative and public policies on food and nutrition promotion and health-enhancement activities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistical Methods 
  • Research Methodology in Nutritional Sciences 
  • Advanced Nutritional Physiology 
  • Advanced Nutrition 
  • Clinical Nutrition 
  • Nutritional Epidemiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holding a bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences, food sciences and technology and animal biology  (B.Sc.) received in Iran or abroad
  • Application form
  • A letter of application or motivation in which you clearly specify your major and level of interest. 
  • A Resume or C.V.
  • Previous degree(s) in original  
  • Proficiency in English and Acceptable Scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A passport-size photograph
  • A high-quality scan of the mane pages of your password

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 USD per year during 30 months.


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