and Dietetics

Program Learning Outcomes

Clinical Practice

Performs social work; evaluates patients; records the medical history of an individual; identifies an individual's health determinants and risks; associates them with the medical, family, and social context; requests and interprets additional exams and establishes the diagnosis.

Public Health Practice

Takes on health management responsibilities; makes the situational health diagnosis of a community; designs projects of public health intervention to prevent or control health problems affecting it and formulates a strategic management plan.

Basic Nutrition

Selects food according to the physicochemical, nutritional and organoleptic characteristics to use them in a recipe. Transforms food in processed products using additives according to food legislation.

Professionalism, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and Autonomous Learning and Professional Development

Makes decisions based on ethical codes, norms, culture and regulatory systems; and takes responsibility and makes a commitment to participating in the activities required, promoting the participation of third parties when required by the situation.

Nutritionist - Researcher

Takes on academic responsibilities; designs and executes research projects; records, analyzes and interprets results; and obtains research findings.

Graduate Student Profile

As graduates of UPC's Nutrition and Dietetics program, you will be able to:

Perform the public health practice in its two dimensions: diagnosis and intervention.

Formulate a strategic nutrition management plan.

Transform food in processed products using additives according to food legislation.

Show autonomous learning and generate information that can be published in scientific journals based on a research thesis.

Area of Application

National food programs

Hospitals and clinics

Specialized health institutes

Food services

Catering businesses

Food and pharmaceutical industry businesses

Food quality certifying agencies

Food analysis laboratories

Sports clubs



Private offices

International cooperation agencies

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