Masterclass in Nutrition and Dietetics (MND)

  • Designed by experts in the field of nutrition and dietetics
  • Structured to provide comprehensive coverage of all aspects of nutrition in three levels
  • Total 45 Hours of Learning Content
  • Fundamentally designed for aspiring nutrition professionals

Key Features

Understand the relationship between dietary habits and various diseases

Learn the best practices of medical nutrition therapy for different patients

Apply evidence based nutrition recommendations for different conditions

Conduct patient assessments and develop nutritional treatment protocols for patients

Course Description

The Masterclass in Nutrition and Dietetics is designed with a combined integrative and preventive educational approach to nutrition, health and disease. The course has been structured into three levels to provide comprehensive knowledge that is required for the student to gain entry into the nutrition industry as a competent beginner level dietician.

The three levels of the course will cover various aspects of nutrition and dietetics as highlighted below

Level 1 – Basic nutrition

You will learn about

1. Major nutrients, their properties, functions and important food sources.
2. Mechanisms of digestion, absorption, and metabolism.
3. The scientific rationale for the development of dietary guidelines and nutrition policies in
healthy individuals and populations.
4. Methods used to assess nutritional status.
5. Healthy diet and food choices, and how such choices will help prevent health problems.

Level 2 – Lifecycle and Wellness nutrition

You will learn about

1. Specific nutritional requirements for each stage of the life cycle.
2. Evaluation of dietary intakes and feeding programs for individuals throughout the life cycle.
3. How to help clients select a sports diet with the right balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fats          and fluids.
4. Steps of developing a healthful weight management program for individuals.
5. Managing people with eating disorders and body image issues.

Level 3 – Clinical Nutrition

You will learn about

1. Application of nutrition principles to disease prevention and treatment.
2. Medical terminology associated with nutrition-related diseases and conditions.
3. The role of diet in the development of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer,      diabetes, etc.
4. How to plan a therapeutic diet according to the individual or patients requirement in disease.
5. Monitoring and evaluating nutrition therapy.
6. Educating the patients and family regarding nutritional care to be followed for various conditions.
7. Management of nutritional needs of serious and critically ill patients.

Course Path

All eligible candidates will start with Level 1. On successful completion of Level 1, you will gain a “Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics”.

Those who have completed Level 1 can enrol into Level 2. On completion of Level 2, you will receive an “Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics”.

After completing Level 2, you can enrol into Level 3. You will receive a “Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics” on successful completion of Level 3.

Level – 1: Graduates from any discipline
Level – 2: Graduates from any discipline, who have completed Level 1
Level – 3: Graduates from Life sciences only, who have completed Level 2

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Course Outline

Ms B Harita Shyam

Ms B Harita Shyam

MSc Nutrition, RD. Chief Clinical Dietitian, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

She is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Faculty at Medvarsity. She is also a Member of Indian Dietetic Association, Member of Indian Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Member of Nutrition Society of India. She has been associated with Apollo Hospital since 13 years. She is the Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. She was the Organizing Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad.

Course Duration
  • 9 months
  • 45 Hours of Learning Content

Payment Options


1. Course related
  • What is the total duration of the Masterclass in Nutrition and Dietetics?
    • The total duration of the Masterclass in Nutrition and Dietetics is 9 months over the three-levels as indicated below
      Level 1: 3 months
      Level 2: 3 months
      Level 3: 3 months
  • Is this course recognized by UGC or any other academic body?
    • This course is a professional development program and does not carry any recognition from UGC or other academic bodies.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • I have not completed my graduation. Can I enroll in this course?
    • Graduation is a pre-requisite for the course.
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment or can I enroll by providing my provisional certificates?
    • Provisional degree certificate can be submitted with an undertaking to provide the degree certificate within the stipulated time.
  • What are the prerequisites for an international student?
    • The eligibility for international students are the same (Graduation in any discipline).
3. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • After your enrolment is confirmed, you will be given login credentials to the Medvarsity Learning Portal.
      In case you don't have access to login ID and password after enrolment, write to us at & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
4. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • Level 1: Online test
      Level 2: Online test
      Level 3: Online test
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at, directing it to the academics team.
5. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Successful completion of Level – 1 Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
      Successful completion of Level – 2 Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
      Successful completion of Level – 3 Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass each Level, PDF of your E-Certificate will be auto-generated in the Learning management system.
6. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
7. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.


  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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