Faculty of Health Sciences

Semmelweis University

Dietetics

Dietitians deal with the questions of human nutrition and possess knowledge about healthy diet and diseases caused by unhealthy nutrition. Graduates are able to practice diet therapy independently or perform dietetic and catering tasks as members of a therapist team. The specialist’s tasks include individual and group counselling, preventing nutrition related chronic and non-contagious diseases, organizing diet plans according to the client’s sensitivity and disease type.

They manage catering units: lead the catering service, organize catering work procedures, and establish appropriate and acceptable conditions for catering. Dietitians play an important role in teaching how to lead a preventive and healthy life as they can also develop and implement programs for health promotion.

Career opportunities: Specialised Care (Hospitals and other Social and Health care facilities), Public institutions and companies, Fitness and wellness industry.

Degree: B.Sc