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Inter-university Master's degree in Genetic, Nutritional and Environmental Factors in Growth and Development

STRUCTURE

YEAR COMPULSORY
SUBJECTS
OPTIONAL
SUBJECTS
EXTERNAL
PRACTICALS
COURSE
PROJECT
TOTALS

1st

15

17

10
(compulsory)
18 (compulsory)

60

TOTALS

15

17

10

18

60

FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects for all modules

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605123 External Practicums 10
14605124 Final Project                         18

FIRST YEAR: COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

MODULE 1: Nutrition and Genetics in Paediatrics
(students must satisfactorily complete 2 compulsory credits of this module)
CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605103 Molecular Bases of Growth and Development 1
14605107 Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Paediatrics 1
14605119 Basic Concepts of Genetics Diagnostic Techniques, Assessment and Gene Therapy.Treatment.. 1
14605210 Genetically Conditioned Chronic Respiratory Pathology, and its Effect on Development (Optional) 1
14605217 Nutritional Aspects Of Genetic Diseases And Malformative Syndromes (Optional) 1
MODULE 2: Growth and Development
(students must satisfactorily complete 2 compulsory credits of this module)
CODE  SUBJECT CREDITS
14605104 Pathology of Development 1
14605108 Nutritional Determinants of Growth and Development 1
14605114 Current Theoretical and Practical Aspects in Neurodevelopment 1
14605125 Advances in the Study of Shortness and Growth Disorders 1
14605204

Adolescent Medicine (Optional)

1
14605205 Assessment and Neuropsychological Treatment of High Risk Children (Optional) 1
14605212 Advances in the Study of Puberty (Opional) 1
14605213 Effects of Cancer and its Treatment on Growth and Development (Optional) 1

MODULE 3: Nutrition and Metabolism in Paediatrics
(students must satisfactorily complete 6 compulsory credits of this module)

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605101 New Aspects of Child Nutrition During Illness 3
14605102 Early Nutrition and its Subsequent Metabolic Consequences 2
14605109 Role of Nutrients in Critical Stages of the Development of Metabolic Programming 3
14605110 Feeding and Nutrition for the Healthy Child and for the Sick Healthy 2
14605115 Nutrition and Body Structure 2
14605116 Advances in the Study of the Origins of Infant and Adult Illnesses of the Perineum 2
14605117 Atlantic Diet Benefits of Prevention and Treatment From the Foetus to Old Age 3
14605120 Examination of the Nutritional State 3
14605121 Child Nutrition 2
14605206 Infant Nutrition and Immunity (Optional) 1
14605207 Physiopathological Characteristics of Metabolic Syndrome in Paediatrics (Optional) 1
14605214 Functional or Bioactive Foods in Paediatrics (Optional)  1
14605215 Paediatric Surgery in the Pathology of the Digestive System and its Nutritional Repercussions (Optional) 1
14605216 Advances in the Early Diagnosis of Metabolic Pathology During the Neonatal Period (Optional) 1
14605218 Nutritional Aspects of Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases (Optional) 2
14605219 Perinatal / Neonatal Nutrition (Optional) 2

MODULE 4: Environmental factors, Physical Activity, Growth and Development
(students must satisfactorily complete 2 compulsory credits of this module)

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605105 Physical Exercise and Health 1
14605106 The Medicine of Development Environmental Factors, Feeding and Nutrition 1
14605111

Effects of Environmental Pollutants on Growth and Development

1
14605118 Community Nutrition and its Impact on Children and Adolescents in Developed Countires 1
14605208 Newborn Babies at High Risk: Influence of Organic Injuries, From the Social Environment and Nutrition (Optional)  
14605209 Influence of Nutrition and Toxins on the Development of Hepatic Illnesses During Infancy (Optional) 1
14605221 Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure in Children and Adolescents (Optional) 1

MODULE 5: Research Methodology in Paediatrics
(students must satisfactorily complete 3 compulsory credits of this module)

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605112 Methodology and Management of Research Resources Techniques and Sources of Information 2
14605113 Treatment and Data Analysis Using a Statistics Pack 3
14605201 Ethics of Paediatric Research (Optional) 1
14605202 Evidence-Based Medicine (Optional) 2
14605203 Genetic Epidemiology (Optional) 1
14605222 Clinical and Population Epidemiology (Optional) 3

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated.

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605201 Ethics of Paediatric Research 1
14605202 Evidence-Based Medicine 2
14605203 Genetic Epidemiology 1
14605204 Adolescent Medicine 1
14605205 Assessment and Neuropsychological Treatment of High Risk Children 1
14605206 Infant Nutrition and Immunity 1
14605207 Physiopathological Characteristics of Metabolic Syndrome in Paediatrics 1
14605208 Newborn Babies at High Risk: Influence of Organic Injuries, from the Social Environment and Nutrition 1
14605209 Influence of Nutrition and Toxins on the Development of Hepatic Illnesses During Infancy 1
14605210 Genetically Conditioned Chronic Respiratory Pathology, and its Effect on Development 1
14605212 Advances in the Study of Puberty 1
14605213 Effects of Cancer and its Treatment on Growth and Development 1
14605214 Functional or Bioactive Foods in Paediatrics 1
14605215 Paediatric Surgery in the Pathology of the Digestive System and its Nutritional Repercussions 1
14605216 Advances in the Early Diagnosis of Metabolic Pathology During the Neonatal Period 1
14605217 Nutritional Aspects of Genetic Diseases and Malformative Syndromes 1
14605218 Nutritional Aspects of Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases 2
14605219 Perinatal / Neonatal Nutrition 2
14605221 Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure in Children and Adolescents 1
14605222 Clinical and Population Epidemiology 3

BRIDGING COURSE: Core Curriculum

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
14605220 Career Counselling and Citizenship (*) 3

(*) All new students on an official master’s course at the URV must enrol for this subject. This subject is studied in addition to the 60ECTS/120ECTS credits required to pass the master’s course, which means that the student does not have to pay the cost of the course. The student must pass the course to obtain the master’s qualification.