Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Honours)

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This is a one-year degree or equivalent part time study, taught in English, for high-achieving students who have already completed a relevant Bachelor degree. Students initially develop an understanding of ethical research design, practice and analysis within a nutrition and food science research setting. This knowledge is then incorporated into an original and independent research project conducted under the supervision of academic staff and/or industry professionals with expertise in the field.Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Honours) students will have the opportunity to:explore and analyse a specialist area of nutrition and food science from both a theoretical and professional perspectivedevelop research skillsconduct a creative and analytical study in the form of a thesisprepare for higher degree studies at the Masters and Doctoral level.In an increasingly competitive job market, an honours degree will give you an edge over candidates who just have an undergraduate degree.

Structure

80 credit points.

Subjects

  • Nutrition Science

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.50 on the ACU 7 point scale, in that degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Examples of the work and settings the course prepares graduates for: National and international health agencies, State and federal government health departments, Public health nutritionist, Industry nutritionist, Private practice nutritionist, Nutrition assessment, Nutrition communicator, Food science and technology industry, Food safety and regulation, Quality assurance, Research and product development, Education sector

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