Dietetics

Field of study:
Dietetics
Type:
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
Field of study:
Dietetics
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode:
full-time |
Now also available online
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
Polish | English
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Why is it worth choosing these studies?

In the modern world, people pay more and more attention to a healthy lifestyle, and hence to healthy and conscious nutrition. The correct choice of diet is a factor that affects almost every aspect of human life. Regardless of whether our goal is to lose weight, gain muscle mass, maintain a healthy and youthful appearance,

support the body in the fight against infections, or support the proper development of children, a dietitian is often the first specialist we may ask for help. Dietetics studies offer students the opportunity to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow them to work in the broad scope of dietetic.

What can you do after graduation?

Completion of the course provides broad employment opportunities, including health care facilities, outpatient treatment, dietary offices of specialist clinics, social services institutions, resorts, educational institutions, mass catering facilities, departments of food hygiene, food industry plants, factories producing catering equipment, sports centers, food inspection institutions, and sports activity and fitness centers.

This program
is for you if:

You are interested in healthy food and promoting a healthy lifestyle
You want to learn the basics of nutrition and food technology
You want to work as a dietitian in the future or become a popular influencer promoting healthy eating ideas

Program and structure of studies

FIRST CYCLE STUDIES
(BACHELOR'S DEGREE)

They last
3 years (6 semesters)
They are worth
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
They end with a
bachelor’s degree

The study program covers issues related to the understanding and practical use of knowledge in the field of dietetics in various spheres of professional activity

FIRST
YEAR OF STUDY

The first year of studies is dominated by subjects in the field of basic medicine and clinical sciences, providing students with knowledge and basic skills necessary for specialists dealing with broadly understood health issues – including dietitians. They are the foundation for a scientific understanding of the functioning and biology of the human body. As part of the program, the first year will also include a number of classes devoted to basic issues in the field of dietetics as a medical science.

First semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
OHS 0 LECTURES 8/8
Academic skills 1 LECTURES 15/8
HUMAN ANATHOMY 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/28
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/28
BASICS OF HUMAN NUTRITION 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/28
BASICS OF GENERAL FOOD TECHNOLOGY 3 LECTURES 30/16
FOOD CHEMISTRY 4 LECTURES, LAB 60/32
ELECTIVE COURSES 10 LECTURES, EXERCISES 105/60
SECOND SEMESTER
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 language course 30/16
SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 0 EXERCISES 30
PRE-PROCUREMENT FIRST AID 1 EXERCISES 15/8
CLINICAL OUTLINE OF DISEASES 4 LECTURES 30/16
FOUNDATIONS OF DIETETICS 3 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/28
LABORATORY DIAGNOSTICS 2 EXERCISES 30/16
NUTRITION ASSESSMENT METHODS 3 EXERCISES 30/16
ELECTIVE COURSES 15 LECTURES, EXERCISES, LAB 180/92

During the first year of study, the student chooses a total of 8 out of a pool of 14 subjects to choose from. The list includes the following subjects: Organization and Management Theory, Fundamentals of Economics, Introduction to Psychology, Fundamentals of Social Communication, Food Commodity Science, Food Preparation Technology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Medical Statistics, Parasitology, Allergology, Microbiology, Food Quality Analysis and Evaluation, Food Toxicology.

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

During the second year of studies, the program includes subjects focusing on specialist knowledge necessary for the work of a dietitian. In accordance with the assumptions of the dietetics program, the student chooses numerous subjects that will allow her/him to concentrate on the issues that are at the center of her/his interests. Starting from the fourth semester, the student begins internships (in non-clinical institutions) and begins to prepare her/his own social project, which in the field of dietetics replaces the obligation to prepare a written diploma thesis.

THIRD SEMESTER
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
HYGIENE AND FOOD SAFETY 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/32
SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 0 EXERCISES 30
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 language course 30/16
ORGANIZATION OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY IN THE HEALTH SERVICE INDUSTRY 3 EXERCISES 30/16
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY 3 LECTURES 30/16
ADULT NUTRITION 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/28
ELECTIVE COURSES 14 LECTURES, EXERCISES 165/96
Fourth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 language course 30/16
NUTRITION OF CHILDREN 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/24
NUTRITION OF A PREGNANT AND NURSING WOMAN 4 LECTURES, EXERCISES 45/24
SOCIAL PROJECT 3 K 30/16
VOCATIONAL PRACTICE I (NONCLINICAL) 14 PR 360/360
ELECTIVE COURSES 3 LECTURES, EXERCISES 30/16

During the second year of studies, the student chooses a total of 5 out of a pool of 9 subjects to choose from. The list includes the following subjects: Characteristics of diets and dietary supplements, Functional food, Technology of dietary preparations, New generation food, Nutritional value of food, Entrepreneurship, Project management, Diet counseling, Principles of menu and diet planning.

THIRD YEAR OF STUDY

In the third year of studies, in addition to subsequent major classes, there are also courses aimed at providing practical knowledge about the essence of working in the profession of a dietitian and running your own business. In the fifth semester, the student completes the next part of the internship (in clinical institutions).

FIFTH SEMESTER
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 language course 30/16
PHARMACOLOGY 4 LECTURES 16
SOCIAL PROJECT 4 K 30/16
VOCATIONAL PRACTICE II (CLINICAL) 14 PR 360/360
ELECTIVE COURSES 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 30/16
Sixth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
SKIN AS A REFLECTION OF NUTRITION AND HEALTH 3 K 30/16
JOB WORKSHOP DIETETICS: MODERN TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AND PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES 6 Lab, K 60
NUTRITION IN DISEASE - NUTRITION PLANS 6 EXERCISES 60
DIETETICS - REPETITORY 3 K 45
SOCIAL PROJECT AND DIPLOMA EXAM 3 K 60
ELECTIVE COURSES 6 LECTURES, WAR 30/16

During the third year of study, the student chooses a total of 4 out of 8 subjects to choose from. The list includes the following subjects: Marketing Basics, Advertising Basics, Culinary Traditions of Polish Regions, Culinary Traditions of World Regions, Coaching Skills, Managerial Skills, Psychopathology, Psychosomatics.

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Register now and get a discount

Candidates who apply and pay tuition fees now, will receive an exclusive discount of 500 Euro for the first year of study!

 

 

 

 

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 3500 EUROS 1900 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3500 EUROS 1900 EUROS

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79