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Distance learning courses in nutrition

Compiled by Ann Burgess

annburgess@sol.co.uk October 2000

The following list was compiled from responses to an email (sent to the email discussion group NGONUT) in which information was requested on distance learning courses in nutrition suitable for low-income countries. We would be pleased to know of other distance learning courses in nutrition that exist or are planned.

PG diploma / MmedSci in Human Nutrition, Sheffield University, UK

These qualifications are offered by distance learning. Information from Josie Wilson j.wilson1@sheffield.ac.uk

MSc in Human Nutrition at University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

Information from Michael Giampaoli gmichael@cse.bridgeport.edu or from the University's online campus at www.wcc-eun.com/ub.

'Nutrition Rights' course at University of Hawaii at Mânoa, USA

The course syllabus is available at http://www2.hawaii.edu/~kent/pols675cFall2000Syll abus.doc More information from George Kent kent@hawaii.edu

Nutrition courses in Masters of Community Nutrition degree at University of Queensland, Australia

Four subjects are available by distance learning. For more information see http://www.acithn.uq.edu.au or contact Jane Paterson J.Paterson@nutprog.herston.uq.edu.au.

MPH at Johns Hopkins University, USA

Some introductory human nutrition courses are available through the internet. See http://distance.jhsph.edu/

Deakin University, Australia Human Nutrition Programme, Deakin University, Australia.

Graduate certificate, diploma and masters courses open to overseas students even if not on email. Contact Prof Gwyn Jones at gwyn@deakin.edu.au or School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, 3217 Australia.

Thanks to Nice Macha in Tanzania who initiated this list.

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Ann Burgess (2000). Distance learning courses in nutrition. Field Exchange 11, December 2000. p9. www.ennonline.net/fex/11/distance