Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics. Faculty of Agricultural Technology. Technological Educational institute of Thessaly.


The learners shall be capable following the completion of their studies a) of having analytical knowledge about the subject of their studies, understand the principles of the subject of Dietician and Nutritionist, delve into, expand, and increase their acquired knowledge, while understanding the evolutionary dynamics of the field, and b) analyse and adjust the knowledge acquired, in order to implement them in various issues of their scientific field, properly apply the tools and techniques concerning the management of basic issues, resolve composite and/or new problems, and communicate with specialized and unspecialized groups and with the public, with the purpose of conveying information, ideas, problems, and solutions over specific issues, and finally, c) design, manage, and implement research work, take decisions, evaluate them, and undertake the responsibility in modern professional and business environments, which are constantly changing and evolving, while being capable of undertaking, within specific contexts, the responsibility for developing knowledge, skills, and competences of individuals and groups.

Further Information

Upon completing their studies, the graduates of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics acquire the necessary, as per the international standards, theoretical and technological knowledge and skills, in order to professionally engage with every aspect of the cognitive subject, as per Presidential Decree 78 (Government Gazette 36/1989) that specifies the professional rights of this specialisation.

Relation To Employment

With the degree of Dietician and Nutritionist, as per their approved vocational rights (Government Gazette 36Α/7-2-1989, Government Gazette 919Β/26.8.1998). The graduates of the Department 1) are able to work either autonomously or in collaboration with other scientists in the study, research, and application of modern technology over modern and special fields of nutrition and dietetics, 2) are entitled to engage with the following subjects: a) Examine the nutritional value of food, b) Prepare a label with information regarding the contents, nutritional ingredients, and the accommodation of the daily needs for them. Industries preparing specialised foods (design for the production of special foods, children's food, for diabetics, etc.) with information about the content, nutritional ingredients, and the accommodation of the daily needs for them, c) Participation in the preparation of specifications for the creation of new products, d) Issuing of general and special diets and supervision of their application, e) Undertaking of the responsibility and supervision of mass meal preparation. 3) In organizations a) which prepare general and special diets and supervise the application thereof, b) that include laboratories for the quality control and inspection of food (verification of their nutritional value based on the analytical details provided by the competent scientists), c) Weight-loss institutes (specification of diets and monitoring of their application), d) Industries preparing special foods (design for the production of special foods, children's foods, for diabetics, etc.), e) Hotel units, cruise ships, restaurant chains (responsible for procurements and preparation of the daily / weekly diet), f) Houses for the elderly (preparation of diet), g) Children's camps and senior citizens' camps (preparation of schedule of procurements, preparation of diet schedule, monitoring of application and evaluation of results), h) Orphanages (preparation of procurements and diet schedule) i) Student Clubs and School canteens (preparation of procurement and diet schedule).
j) Daycare centres and nurseries (preparation of procurement and diet schedule).
k) Sports clubs and Sports centres.
l) Boarding houses.
g) Units and agencies of armed forces and security personnel (preparation of procurement and diet schedule).


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.