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The PhD program in Human Nutrition offers opportunities for advanced study and original investigations in basic and applied human nutrition at doctoral level. The curriculum includes coursework and thesis research through laboratory or field work in a variety of areas relevant to human nutrition including nutrient metabolism, diet and disease, nutrition through the life cycle and nutrition behaviors.

This program is available for students who have at least Master degree in human nutrition or health care related disciplines. The program has been specially developed by professionals in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the School of Medicine, in clinical nutrition hub of Iran; city of Mashhad.The PhD of human Nutrition is designed to produce highly competitive graduates with comprehensive human nutrition sciences including biochemistry and cellular/molecular nutritional sciences, clinical and health and community nutrition. The PhD thesis allows for the in-depth research in a broad range of areas in nutrition from genetic through to population health. Clinical research, population health in many areas of the world and animal models of nutritional problems are all of interest to our broad range of academics in human nutrition.

The PhD of Nutrition program at the Mashhad University of Medical is an on-campus, thesis based, 4 years postgraduate level program awarding the doctoral degree of human. All applications materials, including Graduate Record Examination scores, application forms, recommendation letters and college transcripts, must be received by the March 16 deadline. Fall- winter Late September to mid- January Winter-spring Late January to early July Thesis A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Ph.D.
School / Faculty: Medicine
Department: Nutrition
Major (Name Of Program): Nutrition Sciences
This program contact information:
Telephone: +98 05138002420
Fax: +98 05138002421
Mobile: 09153218798
Email Address:
Address: School of Medicine, Azadi Square, Campus of University, Mashhad, Iran.
Contact Person Name: Fatemeh Firouzi
Program Detail:
Length of Training:

8 semesters

Language Requirement:

Farsi, English

Admission Requirement:

MSc in human nutrition, health care related disciplines

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