Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Deakin University

This comprehensive program addresses all aspects of human nutrition and food relevant for employment in the health and food industries. With a strong focus on consumer health, students will gain an understanding of food, including food choice and its relationship to health, as well as the role of nutrition in human health and disease prevention. To add diversity, students may choose to undertake elective units of study in complementary areas such as health promotion, psychology, physical activity and health or exercise science. Students interested in a career in the food industry should undertake a food science major sequence, which provides knowledge and skills for employment in the food industry.

Course Fee:


International: $103,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL

Structure:

24 credit points, including 12 (these are compulsory). Students wishing to enhance their employment prospects through realistic field experience may undertake an industry placement elective in the final year.

Subjects you can Study:

Food Innovation, Disability and Inclusion, Exercise Science, Family Society and Health, Health Promotion, Physical Activity and Health, Psychology.

Study Pathways:

Honours is available. Postgraduate programs by coursework or research also available.

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Recognition:

Enrolled students and graduates can apply for membership of the Nutrition Society of Australian (NSA). Students undertaking the food science major sequence may also be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 51.1 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 51.1 Yes Part time 6 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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