Studies type:

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Study mode:

full-time, part-time

Study duration:

3 years (6 semesters)

Location:

Warszawa

Language of studies:

Polish, English

University:

VSH, SGTiH Vistula

  • Check out the brochure of Dietetics

     

    DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIES
    With the rising popularity of healthy eating on the one hand, competing with the obesity crisis on the other – specialised knowledge of dietetics is becoming ever more popular. This is why Vistula School of Hospitality decided to establish a Dietetics Bachelor’s programme.

    The three-year programme is perfect for those people who maintain a healthy lifestyle and would like to learn how to apply their newly-gained knowledge in practice.

    The greatest advantage that Dietetics (Bachelor’s programme) at Vistula School of Hospitality has to offer, is its curriculum, unique on a national scale. It has been designed to include healthy nutrition at various levels of physical activity, age, physiological status, as well as with nationality and culinary tastes in mind. Over the course of these studies, you will learn how eating healthily can help you become fit, achieve mental well-being, and get in good physical and mental shape.

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
    The Dietetics (Bachelor’s level) programme at Vistula School of Hospitality is unique on a national scale. Our faculty of experts and practitioners will ensure that the knowledge you gain is thorough, and will help you easily achieve professional success. Our students can polish their professional skills by doing internships, which helps prepare them for work in the field of nutrition.

    BENEFITS OF STUDYING DIETETICS

    Reliable diagnostics
    You will learn how to assess the impact of particular food ingredients on the human body, its physical shape, performance, mental shape, overall mood and skin.

    An individual approach
    You will be able to offer your clients an individual approach, by selecting dietary ingredients tailored to their needs, goals, and customs, as well as nationality. You will also learn how to identify and correct nutrition mistakes.

    Professional skills
    You will learn about various food processing technologies, and how to compose meals to achieve the required nutritional value. In addition, the School is constructing a professional laboratory for chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology courses, utilising specialist equipment.

    Practical knowledge
    You will learn how to improve the quality of life of other people by changing their diets. We also teach best practices, when it comes to working with clients, which ensures that, after graduation, you will be able to easily strike a rapport. You will be able to critically assess the effectiveness of various dietary plans – you will learn which of the ‘flavour-of-the-month’ diets actually work. One day, maybe, you will design your own diet! Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in scientific conferences, which will award you with “participation certificates” confirming your newly-gained skills.

    EXPERTISE
    Studying at Vistula School of Hospitality will provide you with the knowledge necessary to quickly become an expert on dietetics.

    • List of obligatory classes
      • Food Micro-Biology
      • General Bio-Chemistry with Enzymology
      • Physiology of Digestion and Absorption with Elements of the Anatomy
      • Food Chemistry
      • Science of Commodities
      • Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
      • Evaluation of Nutritional Status and Population Feeding
      • Foreign Language
      • Physical Education 1
      • H&S (Occupational Health and Safety)
      • Library Instruction
      • Nutrition During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
      • The Processes for Food Processing
      • Plant Food Technology
      • Fundamentals of Dietetics
      • The Basics of Designing a Menu
      • Motion Physiology with Elements of the Anatomy
      • Ecology of Food Production and the Environment
      • Foreign Language
      • Information Technology in Dietetics
      • Physical Education 2
      • Nutrition of Active People
      • Animal Food Technology
      • Food Toxicology
      • Psychology of Nutrition
      • Food Allergies and Intolerances
      • Nutrition of the Elderly
      • Vocational Practice -3 months
      • Child and Adolescent Nutrition
      • Principles of Food Storage
      • Analysis and Evaluation of Food Quality
      • Bio-Active Food Ingredients
      • Pro-Health Dishes Designing Technology
      • Specialisation Course 1
      • Specialisation Course 2
      • Vocational Practice – 3 months
      • Nutrition Education and Health Promotion
      • Communication with the Patient
      • Individual Potential Management
      • Hygiene and Safety in Food Production
      • Protection of Intellectual Property
      • Statistics in Dietetics
      • Elective Course 1
      • Elective Course 2
      • Nutrition Plans
      • Basics of Academic Works Writing
      • Diploma Seminar 1
      • Specialisation Course 3
      • Specialisation Course 4
      • Specialisation Course 5
      • Working with Disabled People
      • Herbs and Basics of Phytotherapy
      • Nutrition Counselling
      • Low Energy Food Technologies
      • Food Additives
      • Eating Disorders
      • Diploma Seminar 2
      • Elective Course 3
      • Elective Course 4
      • Specialisation Course 6
      • Specialisation Course 7
      • Specialisation Course 8
  • Our Dietetics programme will allow you to pursue one of two sub-majors: Dietetics for the physically active, or Dietetic counselling.

    SUB-MAJOR: DIETETICS FOR THE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE
    You will gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to work with the physically active in gyms and fitness centres. You will be able to work with athletes from various disciplines, and design for them diets, which will ensure their performance meets the requirements of their sport.

    • List of classes in the dietetics for the physically active sub-major:
      • Theory of Sports for Everyone
      • Strength Sports Nutrition
      • Designing Products and Meals for the Physically Active
      • Supplements in Sports
      • Endurance Sports Nutrition
      • Sports Psychology
      • Speed and Technical Sports Nutrition
      • Physically Active Child Nutrition

    SUB-MAJOR: DIETETIC COUNSELLING
    You will learn how to accurately assess the needs of all those who visit the dietician’s office. Psychology and interpersonal communication courses will prepare you to work with your clients.

    • List of classes in the dietetic counselling sub-major:
      • Basics of Diet Prevention
      • Pedagogy
      • Basics of Dietotherapy
      • Elements of Work with the Patient
      • Dietetics Counselling 1
      • Designing Pro-Health Meals
      • Modern Culinary Techniques
      • Dietetics Counselling 2
  • Katarzyna Błaszczyk

    Katarzyna Błaszczyk, MsC

    Master in Biology and Dietetics; currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences; author and co-author of several scientific publications; manager and contractor of national and international scientific grants; active participant and organizer of several dozen scientific conferences; laureate of numerous awards, including two awards of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences Rector, 1st prize for scientific achievements; since 2016, she has been running a dietary counseling center.

    Natalia Czech, PhD

    Graduate of the Medical University of Silesia, she holds a PhD in medical sciences and a MA in nutrition and public health; author of numerous scientific publications in the field of human nutrition and dietetics; experienced dietitian; She has been providing dietary advice in several offices for the last 10 years.

    Sylwia Gudej

    Sylwia Gudej, MsC

    Academic teacher and professionally active dietitian; employed in Department of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Paediatrics and the Paediatric Neurology Clinic in the Institute of Mother and Child in Warsaw, where she specializes in diet therapy of congenital metabolism defects, including ketogenic diet and its modifications; author and / or co-author of conference reports, scientific and popular science publications in the field of dietetics and human nutrition; manager and contractor of several scientific grants; laureate of the “Diamond Grant”, one of the most prestigious programs of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education; actively participates in the implementation of programs related to dietary prophylaxis and dietotherapy of civilization diseases and in promoting the profession of a dietician in Poland; member of the Polish Dietetic Association.

    Natalia Grzebisz

    Natalia Grzebisz, PhD

    PhD in Physical Education; specialist in sports nutrition; she is also a cross-country and alpine skiing coach; author of scientific and popular science publications related to sport and nutrition (Puls Medycyny, Magazyn Bieganie, BikeBoard, Gazeta Wyborcza, biegowki24.pl, biegambolubie.com.pl, bankier.pl and others); she cooperated with the Institute of Sport in Warsaw as a physiologist in such projects as “Talent” and “Identification of Young Talents” aimed at selecting future cycling champions; former member of the Polish Ski Federation team in cross-country skiing; currently, an amateur participant of skiing and cycling marathons and ultramarathons; she also provides training and dietary consulting for SN Klasyk Warszawa team members.

    Ewa Rasińska

    Ewa Rasińska, BEng, MS

    Expert in the field of rational, healthy nutrition; graduate of the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Science and Warsaw University of Life Sciences; she completed numerous trainings from the area of dietetics; participated in many projects related to healthy eating, took part in programs run by the Carrefour foundation – “ABC of Healthy Eating”, “ABC of Healthy Eating – ABC of Kids Nutrition”, “ABC of Children and Parents Nutrition”, in the project “Wiem co jem” (I Know What I Eat) aimed at persons responsible for nutrition in educational institutions and in the “Trzymaj Formę!” (Stay Fit!) program, addressed to 1-3 form gymnasium students.

    Agnieszka Sulich

    Agnieszka Sulich, BEng, PhD

    Graduate of the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences; author of scientific publications on assessment of consumption of bioactive compounds of plant origin in selected population groups; promoter of healthy lifestyle within the framework of the social campaign “Wiem, co jem” (I know what I eat); member of the Polish Society of Nutritional Sciences.

  • THE BEST IN PRACTICE
    The Dietetics programme has been designed to best prepare you for your chosen career. More than a half of our faculty is composed of professional dieticians, so you can be sure that you will gain reliable knowledge, which will enable you to easily achieve professional success. After graduating from Vistula University, you will carry the title of ‘Dietician’.

    See for yourself that Vistula School of Hospitality is the best university in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Dietetics.

    JOB OPPORTUNITIES
    Being a dietician is a satisfying job. It enables you to combine professional work with helping others. It is a career with great prospects, as more and more people become aware of the value of leading a healthy lifestyle, and often search for help to achieve it.

    As a dietician, you can find employment in:

    • Dietetic counselling offices in fitness clubs, gyms, and sports clubs.
    • Public dietetic counselling offices.
    • Schools, kindergarten, day care centres.
    • You will be able to become independent and operate your own business.
    • The profile of the first degree studies graduate

      The graduate of the first degree studies in the field of Dietetics at Vistula School of Hospitality has in-depth and interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and competences in the area of human physiology, food, health promotion, nutritional education, as well as psychology of nutrition and interpersonal communication allowing him/her to define individual nutritional needs tailored to a particular person’s lifestyle and taking into account individual dietary preferences ensuring a person’s good physical
      and mental condition and health improvement. The graduate is aware of the necessity to individualize the nutritional needs of patients depending on their age, dietary habits, cultural background and lifestyle. Particular emphasis is put on the dietary needs of a healthy person exposed to the risks posed by civilizational diseases. The graduate can prepare educational programs that allow people to develop their proper eating habits. The graduate acquires practical skills in the field of nutritional counseling, nutrition planning and communication with patients, during the studies. Those competences are developed in the course of increased number of practical classes conducted at the University and at various types of nutrition-related facilities, as well as thanks to the didactic staff, who are mainly professional
      dieticians.

      Specific skills are developed within two specialties: dietetics for the physically active and dietary counseling. The graduate of the “dietetics for the physically active” specialization is mainly prepared to cooperate with people training in gyms or fitness clubs, and to support amateur runners, persons preparing for trips or climbing, in order to adjust their diet to their needs. He/she can plan a diet for athletes practicing various sports to ensure adequate efficiency and fitness.

       

      The “dietary counseling” specialization prepares graduates to work with a variety of patients. Proper recognition of problems and adequate approach to the customer are vital in providing effective help to a person seeking advice from a dietician. That is why, psychology, interpersonal communication and cooperation with the are brought to the foreground during the education process.

      The Dietetics graduate can:

      • define the impact of individual food ingredients on the functioning of the healthy human body (physical fitness, body performance, mental
        condition, general psychological condition, appearance of the skin, etc.);
      • choose dietary components, based on the principle of diversity and
        knowledge of dietary habits related to the customer’s nationality,
        depending on the expected performance of the body (intense effort, long-
        term effort, regeneration of the body);
      • identify and correct nutritional errors by selecting individual conditions
        for maintaining a person’s proper body weight;
      • suggest adequate recipes, food processing technologies and ways of
        composing dishes, in order to obtain the expected and designed nutritional
        value, while using the technical and technological capabilities of modern
        apparatus and devices;
      • advice the customer on how to improve his/her life quality by changing
        nutritional habits;
      • provide a critical assessment of the real value of promoted diets,
        especially weight reduction diets;
      • make contact easily, because he/she has basic customer communication
        skills and competences in the area of psycho-dietetics.

      The graduate is legally qualified to practice the profession of a dietician.

      Potential job opportunities for the graduate include:

      • dietary counseling clinics located in fitness clubs, gyms, sports clubs;
      • generally available dietary counseling clinics;
      • schools, kindergartens, nurseries;
      • providing a dietary counseling within one’s own business.

      The acquired skills, apart from enabling the graduate to commence professional work, an opportunity to take care of his/her own health as well advise the family and friends.

  • Full-time studies in Polish - Students from ooutside the EU

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 300 € 700 €

    Tuition fee for full-time studies in English

    Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester)
    EU and other countries citizens 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €
    Citizens from the remaining countries 200 € 3 500 € 1 850 €

    * The group of citizens of other countries paying the same fees as EU citizens includes: citizens of other European countries, of all countries in the North and South America, the Caribbean as well as citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

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