School of Agriculture:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Ph.D in Human Nutrition and Dietetics / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

1- Establish advanced scholarship in a specialty area (i.e. expertise in a least one  overlapping biomedical discipline e.g. biochemistry, physiology, cell and molecular   biology food science/functional foods, epidemiology,    biostatistics, medicine, etc.)          

  2- Demonstrate appropriate exposure to social and career-building disciplines (e.g. education,  communications, information technology, technical writing, social sciences, etc.)  
3- Write an original scholarly research, and effectively dissemination research findings via peer- reviewed journals.
4- Prepare and present seminar to a professional standards seminars and practical  applications such as teaching.       
  5- Analyse and apply current research into practice and use these nutrition principles in the treatment and prevention of diseases and evaluate varying techniques and methods used in  nutritional research.
6- Investigate and evaluate theories to facilitate the adoption of healthy behaviours, and assess  the complex factors that influence nutritional choices.  
7- Articulate the significance of applied nutrition concepts and practices in terms of the  challenges and current trends in the field of nutrition.            
8- Solve nutrition-related problems, propose effective nutrition policies, guide new product and  service development .
  9- Contribute through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication.