University of Barcelona

Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Course curriculum

Distribution of credits

Type ECTS
Basic training 66
Compulsory 132
Optional 12
Compulsory placements 24
Compulsory final project 6
TOTAL 240

Subjects by year and semester

First year
Subject Semester Type Credits
Anthropology and Psychology of Food Behaviour 1 FB 6
Biochemistry 1 FB 6
Cell Biology and Genetics 1 FB 6
General and Inorganic Chemistry 1 FB 6
Laboratory Training 1 FU 6
Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics 2 FB 6
Human Physiology 2 FB 6
Molecular Biology and Genomics 2 FB 6
Organic Chemistry 2 FB 6
Physics and Physicochemistry 2 FB 6
Second year
Subject Semester Type Credits
Basic Nutrition 1 OB 6
Dietetic Tools and Strategies 1 OB 6
Food Science I 1 OB 6
Further Studies in Human Physiology 1 FB 6
Microbiology and Parasitology 1 OB 6
Culinary Techniques 2 OB 6
Deontology, Bioethics and Law in Human Nutrition and Dietetics 2 OB 6
Food Science II 2 OB 6
Metabolic Regulation 2 OB 6
Nutrition and Dietetics 2 OB 6
Third year
Subject Semester Type Credits
Catering Trade 1 OB 6
Food Safety 1 OB 6
Nutritional Pathology and Dietotherapy 1 OB 6
Psychology and Therapeutical Education 1 OB 6
Public Health 1 OB 6
Cardiovascular Pathology and Dietotherapy 2 OB 6
Community Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology 2 OB 9
General Pathology and Dietotherapy 2 OB 9
Optatives Subjects 2 OT 6
Fourth year
Subject Semester Type Credits
Dietetic Complements and Functional Foods 1 OB 6
Hospital Nutrition and Artificial Nutrition 1 OB 6
Molecular Nutrition 1 OB 6
Quality and Management in the Food Business 1 OB 6
Final project 2 TR 6
Institutional or Company Placement 2 PR 24