B.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Sharjah

48 months
12075 EUR/year
12075 EUR/year
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The Bachelor of Science degree program in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (CN&D) is a full-time four-year comprehensive degree program offered by the College of Health Sciences at the University of Sharjah.


Learning outcomes of the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics program at the University of Sharjah include:

  • Demonstrate awareness for the social and cultural sensitivity of the Emirate's needs within its Islamic values and advancement.
  • Establish broad understanding of the importance of economic, environmental and cultural issues influencing food choice and nutritional status.
  • Possess strong foundation in health and food science.
  • Acquire a broad knowledge base and skills in nutritional sciences and nutrition education.
  • Integrate and acquire training and knowledge from fields relevant to food and nutrition sciences; food technology, food psychology and sociology, and health promotion and nutrition.
  • Develop a range of skills including knowledge of information technology, food analysis, independent learning, critical thinking and verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Design an effective evidence-based nutrition care plan for individual clients or patients.
  • Demonstrate leadership to provide effective and efficient nutritional care to clients based on latest knowledge and changing needs to the community.
  • Apply the principles of nutrition and dietetics in the maintenance of health and prevention of disease in groups and individuals.
  • Act responsibly toward clients, self, colleagues, and the community.
  • Integrate recent developments through research in the field of clinical nutrition.
  • Adhere to the ethical and social issues important to nutritional services. 

Career opportunities

Graduates from the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics are absorbed in popular careers that include hospitals, primary health care facilities, medical centers and clinics; food industry, food catering, and nutraceutical companies; educational institutions, research centers, media centers; social welfare organizations; and wellness clinics in public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Macro and Micro Nutrients
  • Principles of Food Science
  • Food Psychology and Sociology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Diet Planning and Disease
  • Food Service Management
  • Sports Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


134 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of student passport (valid).
  • Copy of UAE National Family Registry for local students.
  • Copy of residence visa for non-local students (valid).
  • Certified copy of Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Four recent passport-size colored photographs.
  • Health Fitness Certificate. The test must be done in University Hospital or university's clinic or any governmental authority in the UAE.
  • Copy of Good Conduct Certificate (valid).
  • Copy of Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of UAE National Identity Card (valid).
  • AED 360 cash application fees (Non-refundable).
  • An English Language Proficiency Certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or EmSAT); (The student must hand the original English Language Proficiency Certificate for Majors that require it before the course registration period).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12075 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12075 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12075 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12075 EUR per year during 48 months.

AED 51,538

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /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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