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Master of Science (M.Sc.) - Nutrition & Health Communication

Master of Science (M.Sc.) - Nutrition & Health Communication
Two years (4 Semesters) Full-time on-campus Masters Degree Programme
Offering Institutes
Department of Communication Media for Children, Pune ( https://sndt.ac.in/cmc/courses)
Eligibility Admission Procedure
Graduate from any discipline from a recognized university / institution with a minimum B grade or 50% marks at graduation is eligible. 1. Apply online at http://sndt.digitaluniversity.ac/
2. Print the completed form and submit it to the department
3. Admission process will consist of personal interview on 30th 23-24th June 2014. Candidates are expected to be present for the same.
Last date of submission of the application form is 20th June 2014.
Medium of Instructions Approx Fee
English Fees for the course are approx. Rs. 60,000 per year. (This is subject to change).
Course Objectives Future Career Prospects
The program in Nutrition & Health Communication aims to train young women in the field of media with special focus on reporting and writing in the area of nutrition and health. Growing public demand for health information has created a need for communicators with a thorough understanding of health and nutrition issues. Students in this program will have an advantage over traditional journalists and broadcasters by receiving training in nutrition assessment and evidence-based nutrition practices. The nutrition and health communication program includes a broad range of course topics, such as nutrition, understanding health and disease, and writing, video production and research methodology.

Nutrition & Health Communication is the study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence a variety of stakeholders about existing and emerging health/ nutrition topics. It includes instruction in identifying, understanding and expressing the goals of health care promotion to create effective strategies, messages, campaigns and advocacy programs. It also explores the relationships, roles, situations and social structures of key stakeholders in health care and outcomes. Disease prevention, health advocacy, and communications concerning treatments are all important topics that require strong health communication. Nutrition & Health communicators are professionals skilled at informing, influencing, and motivating diverse audiences to address important health issues.

Graduates of the nutrition & health communication program will find employment opportunities within a variety of areas, including print and online newspapers, magazines, and other publications, as well as private corporations and community and healthcare agencies and broadcast agencies development consultants.
• In Production houses and TV Channels like Zee, Star, and Balaj
• News channels
• In Newspapers/ Magazines
• Health and nutrition based websites
• Further studies in India and abroad.
Mode Annual Intake
• On Campus Intake for Colleges : 40

Intake for Departments :
• Aided Programme : 25
• Self- Financed Programme : 40
Course Structure   Apply Online
For Details   http://sndt.digitaluniversity.ac/