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Master's Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour

Master's Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour
Study at the University of Helsinki and acquire in-depth knowledge about human nutrition, food-related behaviour and food consumption.
Study at the University of Helsinki and acquire in-depth knowledge about human nutrition, food-related behaviour and food consumption.
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Language of instruction
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
15 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Why do we eat the way we do?

What happens to food in our body? How does nutrition maintain our health? How do we study the way people use food? How does culture influence our food choices? How is food discussed in the media? How can we change food-related behaviour?

The Master’s Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour (HNFB) focuses on human nutrition, food-related behaviour and food consumption from the perspectives of public health nutrition, nutrition physiology and the social sciences.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.