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Training registered dieticians who will take responsibility for people’s food and health and scientifically study a fusion of agriculture and medicine

Department of Nutritional Science

Setagaya Campus

Fostering registered dietitians able to manage people's diet and health, and scientifically study the integration of agriculture and medicine

The Department of Nutritional Science aims to foster personnel who can contribute to society by using their advanced professional knowledge and skills as a registered dietitian, to help people promote their health, prevent and control disease, and improve their quality of life.

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TOMINAGA Misa, Research Associate
SUGAWARA Kaori, Research Associate
SAITO Yuki, Research Associate
TSUDA Mayuko, Research Associate
SAITO Keiko, Research Associate

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Undergraduate

Teacher-training Course

This is a course for obtaining a regular teaching certificate for junior high schools and high schools based on Japan’s Education Personnel Certification Act.

Teacher-training Course

Students who take this course are awarded a teaching certificate at the time of graduation by earning specified credits while taking specialized education in their department. This course creates a heavier workload compared to other students, as it entails taking more classes, with many lectures in the evening and many practice sessions off campus, but this could lead to a student life that much richer.

Many students who have completed this course are playing active roles as teachers in junior high schools and high schools as well as other educational institutions around the country. In the academic year 2016, 130 people obtained 291 teaching certificates (including specialized certificates for those who completed a graduate program). While passing the teacher employment examination is a difficult hurdle, every year about 150 NODAI alumnae (including former graduates) become teachers.

Scientific Information Course

The objective of this course is to train natural sciences librarians and curators by having students learn the foundation of being a technical expert

Scientific Information Course

The objective of this course is to train natural sciences librarians and curators by having students learn the foundation of being a technical expert (including information usage education using computers), which includes surveying, accumulating, organizing, storing, searching, and providing (including displaying) information related to science and technology in public institutions such as museums, science museums, children’s facilities, and public libraries, as well as corporate information departments and R&D departments.

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