The Dietetics and Nutrition degree provides a solid and diverse formation in Health Sciences, Natural and Exact Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, and Sciences in the Dietetics and Nutrition areas.


  • Train professionals capable to collaborate in the evaluation of the nutritional status of one community and elaborate intervention programs of healthy eating habits
  • Evaluate the nutritional needs and implement dietetic treatments, adequate to clinic situations, by calculating and planning of various nutritional support methods
  • Perform planning functions of regime and menus to different groups of population
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and/or special contests.
Career Opportunities

The graduates in Dietetics and Nutrition are able to work in:

  • Public and private hospitals
  • Private clinics
  • Health centers
  • Food industry
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Public institutions (autarchies, geriatric institutions, kindergartens)
  • Teaching and research
  • Liberal exercise

"The quality and commitment of the teaching staff, the good physical conditions for studying, as well as the experiences of involvement in associations, remain a fundamental part of every victory I achieved at a professional level."

Paulo Niza

Dietetics and Nutrition