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Food and Nutrition, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
The The Department of Food and Nutrition from Seoul National University aims to improve diet quality and health of human beings through education and research on food and nutritional science.
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Overview

The undergraduate curriculum includes introductory chemistry and biology, as well as advanced courses in food science, nutrition, and food & nutrition management. The food science courses are designed to help students acquire understanding of food quality and how to evaluate it. 

This Food and Nutrition program from Seoul National University leads towards entry-level positions in product development and quality control in the food industry. Students acquire expertise in nutritional assessment and care, as well as food service management systems, in order to become health service professionals. Students who complete the curriculum are eligible for the national examination for licensed dietitians.

Research Areas

The graduate program is designed to specialize in the areas of food science, nutrition, or food service. Research in food science involves the analytical, chemical, physicochemical, microbiological and toxicological aspects of food. Research in nutrition deals with applied nutrition as well as basic biochemical nutrition to understand the role of nutrition in improving human health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Analysis Lab
  • Nutritional Chemistry Lab
  • Diet Therapy
  • Practice in Dietetics
  • Food Microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport
  • Official Document Indication parent-child relationship between the applicant and his or her parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Portfolio, Records of Achievement
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • Agreement for Verification of Academic Record

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2501 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 2,975,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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