The Programme

Nutrition and Health

The Nutrition & Health programme is composed of the Bachelor and Master phase. The Bachelor Nutrition and Health takes three years. The subsequent Master takes two years. Human nutrition is a multidisciplinary field of expertise. In order to solve problems in the area of nutrition and health, chemical and biochemical characteristics, physiological and biomedical aspects, the social and behavioral context of nutrition, and the associations between these factors will have to be taken into account. Solving problems in this domain requires both multidisciplinary biomedical knowledge and skills and an interdisciplinary approach to interact with experts from human nutrition and other fields.

Nutrition and Health research in Wageningen touches all these areas. From advanced nutrigenomics research to sociological considerations or nutritional behavior, with Nutrition & Health in Wageningen you study at (sub)cellular, individual and population level.