Physiology and nutrition | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The program prepares specialists in the field of physiology and hygiene of nutrition. Graduates are prepared for research, industrial-technological and organizational-managerial activities in the field of healthy food industry, studying such fields of science as nutritiology, physiology of metabolism, psychophysiology of nutritional behavior, nutrigenetics, neurophysiology of cognitive processes, etc. The program is also excellent for practicing nutrition therapists, nutritionists, nutrition specialists and wellness coaches to improve their professional skills.


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Physiology and nutrition

Learning mode

2 years, full time education

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

66 040 ₽

Entrance test

Biology interdisciplinary examination

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

Students study dietary composition, proper nutrition, the psychophysiological basis of human eating behavior, and the physiological aspects of human digestion.

Core disciplines

  • Nutriciology
  • Nutrigenetics
  • Physiology of metabolism
  • Neurophysiology of cognitive processes
  • Physiological anthropology
  • Psychophysiology of eating behavior

Career opportunities and graduates

Graduates of the master's program successfully work in research institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, clinical laboratories of medical and pharmaceutical profile in Russia and abroad, in specialized medical centers, hospital departments and clinics; they become coaches in healthy nutrition and create their own business projects.


  • The head of the program is Olga Viktorovna Filatova, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Zoology and Physiology Department.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 298-171
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