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: $96,096

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.

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 56.1 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 56.1 Yes Part time 6 years

Deakin’s course curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give students a competitive edge. More than 58,000 students have chosen Deakin for its industry-aligned courses, teachers that are leaders in their field, flexible study options on campus and online, leading edge facilities and proven record of scientific achievements. 

Deakin’s internationally recognised quality of research and teaching puts it in the top two per cent of the world’s universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings). Deakin is also number one for student satisfaction in Victoria (2016 Student Experience Survey). 

Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities, with over 40 years of experience as a leading tertiary education provider. Its five campuses include one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria, plus 15,000 students that study predominantly online via Deakin’s Cloud Campus. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, as well as many international students and students from regional areas. 

Deakin’s four faculties offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, psychology, business, law, medicine, engineering, nursing, allied health, information technology and teaching. 

 

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