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Nutrition and Dietetics

About the Program

The aim of nutrition and dietetics section; to improve the health, to improve the diseases, to provide sufficient and balanced nutrition in the society, to raise the human power and to make social contribution by doing research and research on this area. In addition to theoretical teaching and laboratory practices in the classroom, students are reinforcing their knowledge with periodic projects, community health internships, workshops conducted in cooperation with the sector and universities. Our students perform clinical internships in adult and pediatric hospitals, institutional internships in food and beverage service providers (such as food factories, schools, public institutions), private or university-state hospitals. After successfully completing 4 years of education, our students are entitled to receive the title of "Dietitian" with "Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Diploma".


Educational Opportunities

Dietitianism is defined as a profession in health profession. For this reason, the training of our students; equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitudes that can meet the contemporary health care needs, are designed according to the universal qualities and country facts so that they can solve the health problems by working in the understanding of the team.In this context, during the first stage of the education and training program, our students are carrying out the applications of their theoretical knowledge in nutrition principles, anthropometry, food chemistry and microbiology laboratories. In addition to these applications, our students with community health internship are contributing to the solution of nutritional problems of the sahada society and are in the process of informing and informing the society with correct information about nutrition. Through institutional and hospital nutrition training, our students also practice internship, adult and child nutrition systems in private and state hospitals.


Career Areas

Dietitian is a healthcare professional who has successfully completed the nutrition and dietetics education program and is entitled to do this profession by taking the "Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Diploma".

Nutrition; The need for dieticians, an important member of the healthcare team, has increased as growth, development, maintenance of lifelong health, increased quality of life, and the importance of treating health problems have increased.

Dietitians' Working Areas:

-Inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities (private and public hospitals, outpatient clinics, health centers, dialysis units, etc.)
-Collective feeding systems (food factories, hotel food and beverage departments, all private and public institutions, etc.)
-Institutions providing public health services (Mother-child health centers, health centers, elderly care homes, etc.)
-Dialysis Centers
-Enteral-parenteral feeding teams,
-In special diet policlinics,
-In food industry,
-In sports centers,

They serve as researchers, educators, therapists and rehabilitators in educational and research institutions.



School of Health Sciences

Çevik Uraz Center, A206

99258 Lefkoşa/Kuzey Kıbrıs

Mersin 10, Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (dahili 2251)

Faks: +90 392 671 1139

School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr

Head of the Department E-mail: adag@ciu.edu.tr

Last updated: 21-11-2018