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180 eða 240 ECTS - Doctorate

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Research programme based on one year of course work and a research project conducted under the guidance and in cooperation with a faculty advisor, according the University's regulations for Ph.D. degrees. There is a strong emphasis on publication of research findings in internationally recognized research journals.

About the Studies

Studies in nutrition is with close cooperation with Unit for Nutrition Research (UNR) and is built on the strong foundation of natural, life and health sciences, and provide insight into social sciences, research and information technology amongst others.
Main focus is on:
Clinical Nutrition
Research and Science
Public Health
Sports Nutrition

What is Nutrition Science? 

Studies in nutrition take into account public health and perspectives on healthy living and deals with, amongst other things, the nutritional needs of individuals that are healthy and unwell during various stages of life, the role and balance of nutrients in the human body, the quality of food based on health and risk, and dietary recommendations.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MS degree in Nutrition or the equivalent.

Contact us

Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
Laeknagardur, fourth floor
Vatnsmyrarvegur 16
101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Tel: +354-5254867

Office hours: Everyday from 9 - 12