About Us

School of Nutrition and Dietetics, was established at the Health Sciences Campus(for girls) in the year 2012, with the initiation of 10-semester undergraduate programme leading  to the  Degree of Doctor of Nutrition and Dietetics(DND). Since this programme is running very successfully, we have now embarked upon starting M.phil (4 semesters) degree programme in the subject of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Need

In the eventuality of various prevalent nutrition-related health problems of the country, there is need to address and manage them employing the best nutrition rules and principles to make Pakistan healthier. Both of the programmes of the School suffice best to impart in the students advanced and new knowledge of nutritional science.

Vision

To produce highly skilled nutrition and health professionals committed to serve the nation with advanced nutrition knowledge and practice.

Mission

To impart in the students the knowledge, skills and attitudes to undertake quality nutrition and dietetics practice in a range of settings

To prepare the students for understanding the importance of inter-disciplinary approaches to the management of nutritional problems and the promotion of nutritional status and well- being of people

To enable the students through participation in nutrition- related activities and increasing the awareness at the national and international levels

Career Positions

Our graduates may serve in the country or overseas in the following capacities:

  • Nutritionists
  • Nutrition Educationists
  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Ddietitians
  • Public Health Nutritionists
  • Clinical Ddietitians
  • Food Service Administrators
  • Nutrition and Health Supervisors

Job Opportunities

Our nutrition graduates may find jobs in both public and private sector organizations inside or outside the country as indicated below:

a)Public Sector

  • Public Health Departments/Hospitals
  • Teaching and Research Institutions
  • International Organizations e.g UNICEF, FAO,WHO, World Bank
  • NGOs
  • Community (Nutrition) Development Programmes
  1. b) Private sector
  • Hospitals/ Health Care Centres
  • Multinational companies
  • Independent Private Practice
  • Food Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industries

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