Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Nutrition and Diet Therapy
: 1 – 4 semester
: English, Italian, Spanish
: Online via Distance Learning
Method of study
: By research
PhD by research via Distance Learning is awarded after successfully completing a theoretical research specialization. This research is presented in the form of a doctoral thesis. The PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is the only doctoral degree that can be achieved through distance learning. The main requirement for a PhD online through distance learning is to present and discuss a thesis of at least 100 pages for review and evaluation by an academic committee at Selinus University.
The candidate for this research program should describe nutrition-based therapies to prevent and treat common diseases and ailments. Every disease, symptom, secretion and pain results from a biochemical imbalance in the body. Therapeutic diets, food and food supplements are used to restore normal physiological functioning and structural integrity of the body and its organs. Providing our cells and tissues with the appropriate quantity, frequency and quality of micronutrients will restore the biochemical balance from which health and well-being arise. The thesis should develop original research by implementing, if possible, new research methods.