Title name: Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Branch of knowledge: Health Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Sciences [L] Avda. Alfonso XO Sabio, s / n. 27002 Lugo
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 150/2010 of September 16 (DOG 09/23/10)
Date of publication in the BOE: March 3, 2011
Date of the last accreditation: 07/08/2015
Responsible for the title: Fraga Lopez, Francisco Jose
Title coordinator: Casabiell Pintos, Jesús Antonio
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: Spanish Galician EnglishInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe degree's general objective is the training of “a health professional, with a university degree, recognized as an expert in food, nutrition and dietetics, with the ability to intervene in the diet of a person or group, from the following areas of action : nutrition in health and disease, dietary advice, research and teaching, public health from government agencies, companies in the food sector, collective and social catering "
Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
They are not contemplated
Temporal arrangement of studies:
It is not contemplated
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsThis qualification qualifies for the exercise of the professions that are established by normative development of:Resolution 2642 of February 5, 2009 (BOE No. 41.17 / 02/2009) of the Secretary of State for Universities, which publishes the Agreement of the Council of Ministers, which establishes the conditions to which they must adapt the study plans leading to the obtaining of qualifications that enable the exercise of the regulated profession of Dietitian-Nutritionist.
Order CIN / 730/2009, of March 18, (BOE No. 73, 03/26/2009) establishing the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that enable the exercise of the profession of Dietitian-Nutritionist .Professional profiles
The profession of dietician-nutritionist is implicit in its exercise of food and nutritional education in any of the fields where it is possible to exercise it.
The figure of the dietician, always in accordance with the society in which it develops its work, acts in the following areas with specific functions of each of them:clinical dietitian
community or public health dietitian.
dietician in collective catering
dietitian in the industry