Kagawa Nutrition University
Department of Health and Nutrition, Division of Nutrition Sciences
This course is designed to respond to the needs of a society faced with developments in the food industry and the health and medical care industry and with an increasingly aging population. It aims to train health care and medical workers such as Dietitians, Sports Dietitians, Clinical Laboratory Technologists, and Home Economics Teachers with the specialized knowledge to deal with these changes.
Structure of the Curriculum
The core subjects of this specialized dietitians' training course are those subjects necessary to acquire the Dietitian's Certificate. In addition, students can qualify to become a Sports Dietitian, a Home Economics Teacher or a candidate for the National Examination for Clinical Laboratory Technologists by choosing subjects from four subject groups (Sports Life Science, Diet Life Science, Human Life Science, and Medical Life Science). Students must complete the following credit requirements as a rule for graduation*.
*Credit requirements differ according to which qualifications students wish to pursue; the credits noted here are those necessary for graduation purposes