University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Department

By | April 7, 2022

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Department

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Department – See Details Below:

Welcome to the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. The Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics was established in 1988 and produces dietitians that register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

MISION

The department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics strives to advance indigenous Nutrition knowledge system thereby providing solutions for Africa

VISION

The department of Human Nutrition strives to be an academic resource centre for learning, research, skills development and training learners to become competent health professionals to address the nutritional needs of the community through a multidisciplinary and entrepreneurial approach at local, provincial, national and international levels to ensure optimal nutrition.

Rationale of the qualification

The department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics strives for excellence in providing Nutrition solutions for Africa with an indigenous knowledge and clinical focus.

Purpose of qualification

The purpose of Human Nutrition Department is to train Dieticians who are competent leaders in advancing indigenous Nutrition knowledge system, to respond to local, national and international needs in an innovative, ethical and professional manor

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Admission Requirements 2022

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Admission Requirements – See Details Below:

 Students shall be admitted to the B. Nutrition Department provided they have passed the following Matriculation subjects with at least an E (F) symbol on the standard (higher) grade:

(a)          Mathematics.
(b)          Biology and / or
(c)          Physical Science
OR
The new National Senior Certificate requirements:

Subject

Rating codes

Compulsory

Minimum

Life sciences

4

Mathematics

4

Physical Sciences

4

Language of learning / English

4

Additional two Subjects

3

Total Points

22

1.1.3 Extended degree programme (EDP) applicants must have passed all the subjects and have scored 60% in each subject. Admission is subject to space availability

1.1.4 Students transferring from other degrees with similar modules within the University must have passed all modules. Admission is subject to space availability.

1.1.5 Students transferring from other institutions of higher learning offering a similar degree must have passed all the modules/courses. Admission is subject to space availability.

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Contact Address

University of Limpopo Human Nutrition Contact Address – See Details Below:

Acting Director Mr Letsoalo KJ, B Optom (UNIN), Oc.Diag.Cert (UKZN)
Principal Admin OfficeMs Mathye FK
Administrative Officer Ms Rangoanasha SG
Senior Secretary Ms Mudarika T

Human Nutrition
Acting Head of Department
Ms DA Rabodiba, B Nutrition (UNIN), DIP. Human Resources Management (DAMELIN)

Senior Lecturers
1.Mrs MM Bopape, BSc Dietetics (MEDUNSA), M Nutrition (UNIN)
2.Ms SS Howard, Human Ecology (UWC), HDE (UWC), MSc Food Science (Manchester UK)
3.Ms SHM Makuse, B Nutrition (UNIN) MSc Public Nutrition (UNIVEN)
4.Ms ME Rapetsoa, B Nutrition (UNIN) MSc Public Nutrition UNIVEN)

Lecturers
Mrs CM Mothapo, National Dip. Food Service Management (TNG) B. Nutrition (UL)
Mr S Masoga, B.Nutrition (UNIN)
Ms DMR Tleane, National Dip Food Service Management (Vaal TECH) B.Tech (Food Service)
Mr MS Makwela, B.Nutrition (UNIN)
Mrs MA Mahlatjie, B.Nutrition (UNIN)

Laboratory Assistant
Mrs MM Mogale, National Dip Food Services Management (TNG)

Departmental Secretary
Ms PG Mashala

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