MSc in Human Nutrition at University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) 2 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (2 years) of Science in Human Nutrition Onsite

As an MSc in Human Nutrition, you will have many different job opportunities, for example, Health coordinator, for example, planning dietary information campaigns.
Management and teaching within higher health education. Management of projects and development work, including nutrition-related assessment of food products, for example,  at the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration or the National Board of Health, Denmark.

Gathering, processing, and assessing nutrition scientific knowledge about, for example, the development of new dietary supplements or functional food, at companies like Nestlé or Unilever. Nutrition consultant in patients’ associations and special interest groups, for example, the Danish Cancer Society and the Danish Heart Foundation.

Consultancy in countries with undernourishment and malnutrition problems. Teamwork with respect to designing, conducting, and assessing nutrition-related studies and clinical tests, for example,  at Novo Nordisk and Pharma Nord. Admission to a three-year Ph.D. program at the university or another research environment.


There is no tuition fee for full-time degree students from the EU, EEA, or Switzerland.

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Course Details:

Diet plays a pivotal role in the development of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. In addition to the burden for the individual, these diseases are expected to constitute the largest global health problem by 2020, and thereby increase the burden on the health system and the society.

The Human Nutrition program gives you comprehensive knowledge of the importance of nutrition to human health and a thorough understanding of the principles and methods of nutritional science.

In the course of the two-year MSc program, 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 program in Human Nutrition, you will be an expert on diet, nutrition, and health, and you can therefore contribute to handling the global health challenges.

Enrollment Requirements:

Read about the specific admission requirements and selection criteria.

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Costs/Tuition Fees:

7300 EUR

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About the University/Institution:

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has four campus areas located in Denmark’s capital city. The University is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programs for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and theology.

Application Deadline:

Application date: Mar 01
Start date: Sep 01
Application date: Jan 15
Start date: Sep 01

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