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: $107,744

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

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Deakin University has five campuses - one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. With over 61,000 students, it is one of Australia’s largest universities. Deakin’s fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

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 is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. Deakin prides itself on developing career-ready graduates that are innovative, resilient, and well prepared for rapidly changing workforce needs. Deakin has a strong focus on teaching, with student satisfaction and the employability of its students being key indicators of success.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. It is on a strong research trajectory, ranked 211 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2018).

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