General competences to be acquired:

  • Ability to identify current problems in a professional field for social benefit.
  • Ability to interdisciplinarily integrate and understand knowledge from different scientific disciplines related to prevention in health.
  • Develop scientific thinking in specific areas of health prevention.
  • Acquisition of communication skills, in particular communication within the health team and with other stakeholders.
  • Ability to critically examine information and anticipate solutions and consequences.
  • Ability to conduct a pilot research experiment.
  • Commitment to moral and ethical principles in healthcare, including respect for multiculturalism.


Subject-specific competences to be acquired:

  • Ability to deal interdisciplinarily with the most important problems of contemporary society in the field of preventive health.
  • Ability to understand the links between food, nutrition, physical activity, whole body homeostasis, cognition, behavior and mental state.
  • Ability to critically assess the public health situation from a nutrition and dietetics perspective.
  • Ability to analyse, synthesise, anticipate and plan solutions and implications in the field of complementary/alternative therapies.
  • Knowledge required to carry out measurements and interventions in specific aspects of health prevention.
  • Ability to interpret results.
  • Ability to understand scientifically sound strategies for maintaining and protecting health.
  • Ability to make appropriate use of communication resources and information and communication technology.