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Food Service Management and Dietetics

Master of Science in Food Service Management and Dietetics


2 Years


Post Graduation





M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics or Master of Science in Food Service Management and Dietetics is a postgraduate Home Science course. First, Dietetics, which is the branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition. Second, the Food Service Management Institute is a federal program that provides instruction, research, and materials in support of better food service management practices by child nutrition providers receiving federal support. The duration of Master of Science in Food Service Management and Dietetics is mostly of two academic years but it may vary from institute to institute and also may be on a part-time basis by certain institutes. The Master degree course is an important and career orienting in nature that opens a lot of job scopes for the candidates after its completion.

M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Eligibility

  • Aspiring candidates should have completed B.Sc. with Physics and Chemistry, Biology, Food Service Management, etc. under any registered or recognized University with a minimum of 50% in Science stream.
  • The marks of admission for this course may vary from University to University.

M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Syllabus

Syllabus of Food Service Management and Dietetics as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study


Nutritional Biochemistry


Food Safety and Food Microbiology


Advance Nutrition


Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition


Public Nutrition


Entrepreneurship and Food Service Management


Principles of Food Science


Research Methods and Biostatistics


Understanding Computer Applications


Internship Programme



M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Course Suitability

  • Applicants should have the power of observation & concentration, interest in scientific and technological development and an interest in health and nutrition. 
  • The course is suitable for those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions. 
  • They should be able to understand specific knowledge and understanding of specific theories, concepts and principles in food microbiology, food chemistry, food technology, food analysis, food safety and human nutrition.

How is M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Course Beneficial?

  • The course gives a good and solid base for higher degree programs in respective subjects such as M.Phil. & Ph.D.
  • Candidates can work as a Sensory scientist or Quality controller to monitor organic properties like aroma, flavour, quality, hygiene and more. 
  • They can also work in research laboratories or R&D sectors to develop new products, test current ones, and control the overall food quality. 
  • They have also the option of going in the public sector; here one can find jobs in companies like The Food Corporation of India which handles the purchase, storage, transport and distribution of food grains and other food items, Modern Food Corporation which markets bread, fruit juices, edible oils, soft drink concentrates, North-Eastern Agricultural Marketing Corporation which markets and process fruits and vegetables etc.

M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Employment Areas

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Food Processing Companies
  • Healthcare Food Services
  • Hotel and Restaurant

M.Sc. Food Service Management and Dietetics Job Types

  • Area Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Food Service Management Faculty/Program Director
  • Food Service Management Program Director
  • Food Service Manager
  • Food Service Sales Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Restaurant Shift Leader


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