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Executive Diploma
in Nutrition & Food Science

Learn from experts in the field

Combines the latest academic theory with practical application

The Executive Diploma in Nutrition is a comprehensive career development program designed for those interested in further developing and formalizing their current skills to adapt themselves, and their organizations to an ever-changing and complex environment.


The Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science will train students in nutrition as it relates to the dynamic influences of diet, society, exercise, stress and disease. Students will learn nutrition principles; how to assess nutritional status of individuals, communities, and populations; and how to develop and evaluate nutrition interventions at the individual, community, and population level. The Executive Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master of Nutrition and Food Science.

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Apply key principles, concepts and evidence-based knowledge of nutrition and health to nutrition related health problems.
  • Select and use appropriate modes of communication to obtain and share evidence-based nutrition knowledge.
  • Analyze and synthesize information and problems in nutrition, to inform high level independent judgements.
  • Apply best practice and evidence to identify problems and generate practical solutions to a range of nutrition issues.
  • Employ personal accountability and demonstrate effective work practices, responsible judgement, adaptability to new situations and responsibility as a nutritionist.
  • Establish, contribute and maintain a key role in relationships with a range of stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes to advance nutrition sciences.
To be awarded the Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive an Executive Diploma. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.

Program Structure

The Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science is delivered at AIES approved centers over the course of 6 months (each level). The Executive Diploma has a compact structure and consists of three levels.

Executive Diploma in Nutrition & Food Science – Level 4

  • DCHM 220 - General Chemistry I
  • DNFS 223 - Nutrition and Disease
  • DBIO 240 - Introduction to the Biology of Organisms
  • DBIO 245 - Introduction to Microbiology
  • ENG 110 - Effective Essay Writing

Executive Diploma in Nutrition & Food Science – Level 5

  • DCHM 320 - Organic Chemistry I
  • DNFS 323 - Nutrition and Food Service Management
  • DNFS 340 - Food and Beverage Biotechnology
  • DCHM 345 - Organic Chemistry II
  • DNFS 350 - Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry

Executive Diploma in Nutrition & Food Science – Level 6

  • DNFS 420 - Nutrition & Health
  • DNFS 423 - Introduction to Food Science
  • DNFS 440 - Human Nutrition
  • DNFS 445 - Macronutrient Metabolism
  • DNFS 450 - Project

What can you do with an Executive Diploma in Nutrition and Food Science?

As the prevalence of global health issues like obesity, malnutrition and mental illness grow, so too has the public’s interest in the relationship between nutrition and health. As a result, there are increasing demands for health professionals who can provide reliable, evidence-based nutrition advice. So much so that jobs in nutrition are expected to grow 17.6% by 2023. The Executive Diploma in Nutrition prepare students for a variety of careers in nutrition, food science and food management.

The Executive Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master’s

Why choose AIES?

Flexible Study Options

AIES programs are extremely flexible. Our wide variety of program options enable you to specialize in areas that interest you and are in demand from employers around the world.

Cost Effective

AIES strives to ensure that our tuition is as affordable as possible without compromising the standards of our qualifications.


At AIES, we are continuously working to ensure that our course offerings are based upon the most up-to-date methodologies and academic research available.

Career Development Opportunities

Studying with AIES gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and grow your key competencies.

Find a Center Near You

Whether you wish to study full-time or part-time, AIES can assure you that we will provide you with educational options that suit your unique needs.
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Whether you are currently employed and seeking career advancement, a recent graduate, or unemployed and searching for a new position, AIES qualifications allow you to put yourself ahead of the competition.

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