Master’s degree

MEDITERRANEAN DIET: FOOD, HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL GASTRONOMY

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Qualification awarded: Master’s degree (UB-specific degree)
Awarding body: University of Barcelona
Center responsible: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Number of credits: 60,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Language: English
Enrolment fee: 9.800,00 € + taxes

Length of the course: November 5th 2018 – June 28th 2019 (final project presentation).
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 3 to 8 PM. (there may be slight changes on the dates and schedule).

Management

MICHAEL B. SPERLING

PhD (Office of the Provost, The Culinary Institute of America)

RAMON ESTRUCH RIBA

MD, PhD (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Barcelona)

Background:

This master’s degree is an outgrowth of the newly launched Torribera Mediterranean Center (TMC), a joint project of the University of Barcelona and The Culinary Institute of America to advance scholarship around the traditional, healthy Mediterranean Diet and Mediterranean food and culinary cultures, as well as the contributions such scholarship can make to a variety of fields globally.

 

Learning objectives:

To deepen knowledge of the Mediterranean diet and food systems of the region as a model of healthy eating; to understand the impact of this diet on the prevention and the treatment of chronic diseases; to introduce health professionals to both traditional and innovative culinary practices of the Mediterranean; and to enrich understanding of the development of public health strategies to preserve and enhance the strength of these dietary patterns in society. 


Career opportunities:

Window opportunity of the Mediterranean diet in

  • Health care
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Nutrition and public health
  • Food industry
  • Food services
  • Health and nutrition communication

 

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Pre-EHEA degree or diploma in the fields of health, nutrition, food and life sciences.
  • A good level of English. Non-native candidates must submit a certificate and and/or attend an interview.
  • Curriculum and statement of interest.

 

Pre-enrolment period:

June 1st – October 6th 2018

Pre-enrolment webpage:  Link


Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution:

Campus de l’Alimentació de Torribera (Universitat de Barcelona) and Escola de Restauració de Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Grameimpuls).

Address:
Campus de l’Alimentació de Torribera (Universitat de Barcelona). Recinte Torribera. Prat de la Riba, 171. 08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet

Webpage:  http://www.ub.edu/campusalimentacio

FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: TORRIBERA MEDITERRANEAN CENTER (TMC)

Address: La Masia building. Campus de l’Alimentació de Torribera (Universitat de Barcelona). Recinte Torribera. Prat de la Riba, 171. 08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet.

Master’s degree Webpagehttp://www.tmcmediterranean.org

Email addresstmc@tmcmediterranean.org

Telephone: +34 93 403 90 39

With the support of

Pre-enrolment period:

June 1st – October 6th 2018

Location

Torribera Mediterranean Center (TMC). Campus de l'Alimentació de Torribera. Edifici La Masia. Av. Prat de la Riba 171 08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona) Spain.

When?

November 5th 2018 – June 28th 2019

Teaching schedule: Afternoons

Everyday from 15:00 to 19:00

Syllabus

+ PART 1. HISTORY, CULTURE, ANTHROPOLOGY AND GASTRONOMIC SYSTEMS
+ PART 2. FOOD PRODUCTS, DIET, NUTRITION AND GASTRONOMIC SCIENCE
+ PART 3. MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND HEALTH
+ PART 4. CULINARY TECHNIQUES AND MENUS
+ PART 5. MEDITERRANEAN BIOECONOMY AND SUSTAINABILITY
+ PART 6. EXTERNAL PRACTICES AND MASTER’S THESIS