Bachelor of Human Nutrition

University of Canberra

Human nutrition is the branch of science devoted to the study of food and nutrients. It examines the effect that food and nutrients have on our physical, social, mental and environmental wellbeing. At the University of Canberra our emphasis is on the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health and wellbeing in different societies. Students will gain specialist knowledge of the physiological, social, biochemical and epidemiological factors influencing diet-related diseases prevalent in societies today. Students will complete a range of foundation subjects to develop a sound scientific background in human nutrition including biochemistry, physiology and food science. They will also learn to describe all the factors that influence eating behaviour and responses to food today such as the psychological, social and cultural aspects of people's relationship to food and their maintenance of health and well-being.

Course Fee:

International: $90,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: ACT: Chemistry and Mathematical Methods majors;.NSW: Chemistry and Mathematics.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Nutritional Science; Nutrition Practice

Further information:

Students must meet compulsory placement requirements prior to undertaking professional placement in a clinical or professional setting.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 52.5 Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra 52.5 Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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