Bachelor of Communication - Professional Communication / Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program allows students to examine innovative ways to promote healthy lifestyle choices and prevent diet-related disease through use of communication. Health professionals with superior communication skills and ability to use the power of media technologies will make significant contributions to improving the quality of life, both locally and internationally. After introductory studies in human anatomy, health science, and communication, students will complete units that explore health education and behaviour, exercise and sports nutrition, and all facets of media including social platforms, mythbusting, and globalisation. During final year, students can complete a professional placement in industry or complete a project that will refine their skills in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Course Fee:


International: $157,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12, or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); Maths B (4,SA) and Chemistry (4,SA)

Structure:

384 credit points (32 units). Communication component: 192 credit points (16 units) comprising 4 core units and 12 major units. Nutrition Science component: 192 credit points. Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Subjects you can Study:

Nutrition science; Professional communication

Study Pathways:

Pathways to the Master of Teaching (Secondary) or Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

Students require a current Blue Card and may require Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the placement components in this course. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and the Nutrition Society.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 4 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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