Massey University

Introduction
AACSB Accredited

For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand’s defining university.

We embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally.

Massey is known for:

  • Groundbreaking research
  • The applied nature of many of our teaching and research programmes
  • Contribution to land-based industries
  • Distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching
  • Commitment to innovation
  • Close links with the community
  • An 80-year tradition of academic excellence

New Zealand itself is truly beautiful. New Zealand is renowned for its natural resources, its breathtaking scenery, its peacefulness, and the friendliness and hospitality of its people.

The country is conveniently close to Asia, Australia and the South Pacific and has a reputation for being a safe and relaxing environment to live in.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

Campus Full time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North + 1 more

Human nutrition is a progressive, multi-disciplinary science requiring knowledge ranging from nutrient supply and metabolic processing by the body to psychosocial and behavioral factors influencing diet. The human nutrition major is designed to give you a clear understanding of basic nutritional principles. Areas covered in your Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) include the composition of food, human requirements for nutrients, and how the body processes food and nutrients. [+]

Nutrition has become one of the key issues facing society. Knowledge about human nutrition and the application of this knowledge are essential elements in maintaining a healthy society.

Human nutrition is a progressive, multi-disciplinary science requiring knowledge ranging from nutrient supply and metabolic processing by the body to psychosocial and behavioral factors influencing diet. The human nutrition major is designed to give you a clear understanding of basic nutritional principles. Areas covered in your Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) include the composition of food, human requirements for nutrients, and how the body processes food and nutrients.

The programme also highlights the physiological changes that occur as a result of excesses or deficiencies of various nutrients in the diet, as well as the changes in nutritional needs from conception through birth, growth, adulthood, and aging. You’ll gain an understanding of factors that influence food choice and awareness of practices to promote dietary change.... [-]


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