Dietitian

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject.

What will you learn?

The aim of the study is to acquire the highest professional qualification for the profession of dietitian and at the same time to acquire specialized competence with the designation of dietitian for the nutrition of children and adult nutrition by acquiring the necessary theoretical knowledge, practical skills, teamwork habits and the ability to make independent decision-making for activities stipulated by valid legislation .

“Let nutrition be your medicine”

The field of study prepares individuals to acquire a special professional qualification of the clinical practice mentor of a dietitian in the field of qualification training, specialized education of medical non-medical staff and in the adaptation process of newly emerging nutritionists.

Practical training

An obligatory part of the study program is a professional practice accompanied by supervision of a total of 400 hours. Practice starts from the first semester and the practice itself is spread over four semesters. The Department of Public Health provides facilities (health facilities, school facilities, educational centers, institutional social care facilities) with which it has been cooperating for a long time and on which it is possible to practice under concluded contracts with the Faculty of Medicine. The aim of the course is to apply theoretical knowledge in practice, to deepen professional skills in the field of nutritional care. Practice takes place in direct contact with the patient / client / family, but it also focuses on group education and individual mentoring within mentor practice. Professional practice is organized in the form of continuous (including exercises) or continuous (block) instruction. Practice is focused on prevention and nutritional care of both healthy and ill.

Practice takes place under the guidance of experienced dietitians in accordance with their work activities. An integral part of the training program is the management of Logbook on the performance of the entire professional practice.

Career opportunities

The university prepares specialized workers with application in health care according to § 14, par. 1a and 3, Act No. 96/2004 Coll., On the conditions for acquiring and recognizing the competence to perform non-medical health professions and performing activities related to the provision of health care (Act on medical professions, as amended).

They will acquire the acquired knowledge and skills in ambulances of medical facilities, nutrition counseling centers, educational centers, departments or clinics of health care facilities, social care institutions, intensive care units, dialysis centers;

catering and medical nutrition and catering services in hospitals, social care institutions, spas or school canteen facilities;

at workplaces of the State Health Institute and state health surveillance authorities in the field of nutrition hygiene; in pharmaceutical companies, food factories, fitness centers; in their own health care facility (especially outpatient care) on the basis of authorization to provide health services in the field of dietitian.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:


Detailed information about study plan courses

Follow-up studies

A Master's degree program graduate may continue in a doctoral degree program of related programs.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Medicine
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

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MVDr. Halina Matějová

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