Bachelor of Nutrition
The establishment of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science Study Program received full support from the Indonesian Nutrition Association (PERSAGI), the Human Resources Development and Empowerment Agency for Health (BPPSDM) of the Indonesian Ministry of Health, and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Tropical Medicine (SEAMEO TROPMED). They recognized the need for a Bachelor of Nutrition Science. With the growing demand for professional nutritionists equipped with a solid foundation in nutrition science and basic science, and with supports from PERSAGI through Recommendation Letter No. 059/DPP/Sekr/III/2002, as well as from BPPSDM Health, Indonesian Ministry of Health No. HK.03.2.4.1.261, the proposal to establish the Nutrition Science Program under the Faculty of Medicine at Universitas Brawijaya was submitted to DIKTI on January 22, 2003. On February 27, 2004, based on the Decree of the Minister of National Education, Directorate General of Higher Education No. 1031/J/T/2004, the Bachelor of Nutrition Science Study Program (S1) officially became a part of the Faculty of Medicine at Universitas Brawijaya and became the first bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science registered with the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of National Education.
The Bachelor of Nutrition Science Study Program has been accredited with an “A” grade (Excellent) according to the Decision Letter of LAM-PTKes Number 0693/LAM-PTKes/Akr/Sar/IX/2018. This accreditation is valid from September 29, 2018, to September 28, 2023.
Vision of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science Program
Serving as the pioneer and innovator in Nutrition Science program in the field of science related to the prevention and management of dual nutrition problems through internationally competitive approaches to nutrition care and food management.