Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This double degree concurrently develops expertise in the areas of nutrition and health promotion. With increasing emphasis being placed on preventing disease using sound nutrition, this combination of skills is ideal for positions where health promotion skills are frequently required and are considered highly desirable, such as government health departments and other agencies involved with the prevention of chronic disease. It is particularly relevant for jobs in government health departments and in community agencies involved with health related areas such as alcohol and other drugs, injury control, disease control, heart disease prevention, cancer control, road safety, research, sponsorship and community development and capacity building.
Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages: http://handbook.curtin.edu.au/courses/31/319387.html
- Students enrolled in the double degree program may elect to transfer to a single degree course in one of the two disciplines. In this event, the relevant Head of School shall determine the amount of credit to be transferred to the single degree.
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to https://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-ug-bachelor-of-science-nutrition-bachelor-of-science-health-promotion--bb-hprntrv3/ for further information on entry to this course.
Graduates are eligible for full membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association and Public Health Association of Australia and to apply for associate membership as an accredited nutritionist with the Dietitians Association of Australia.
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
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