Nutrition-Health Scholarship Program, M.Sc. in Netherlands

Wageningen University and Research

Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 1 May 2019


The two-year Nutrition-Health Scholarship Program master program at Wageningen University and Research studies the relationship between food and health and how we can influence that. This is done from the perspectives of large groups, at individual level, or cellular and gene levels. What causes a disease, what facilitates a cure and what role does food play? All aspects of feeding humans are reviewed in this study program: the choice of food, the manner by which it is consumed, the way the body processes food and the effect of food on our health.

Multidisciplinary field of expertise

The history of the Nutrition & Health programme at Wageningen University goes back for 40 years; it is considered to be one of the best and most innovative programmes in its field in Europe. Human nutrition is a multidisciplinary field of expertise. Solving problems in this domain requires multidisciplinary biomedical knowledge and skills as well as an interdisciplinary approach to communication with experts in human nutrition and other fields.

Program Structure


Within the master program you can choose one of the following Specialisations to meet your personal interests.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Nutritional Physiology and Health Status
  • Molecular Nutrition and Toxicology
  • Sensory Science
  • Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (Online Master Specialisation)
  • Food Digestion and Health

Academic Requirements

  • Relevant bachelor degree

Students holding a Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent in one of the following fields are usually considered eligible for admission to the MSc program: Nutrition Sciences, Food Science and Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics with a significant research-focus or Biomedical Sciences or Health Sciences with a focus on metabolism in a research context.

  • A Grade Point Average (GPA) of 70%
  • Proficiency in English

Detailed Program Facts

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