Bachelor of Nutrition Science / Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Build an understanding of how nutrition affects all aspects of our lives, from our overall health, to population health and disease and ageing. You will graduate with practical skills that prepare you for employment in the thriving health and food industries, with the advanced knowledge to provide evidence-based nutrition advice throughout community settings. Your commerce degree arms you with versatile skills that ensure you’re ready for the business roles of the future. You’ll work with real clients on industry projects, and have the opportunity to connect with global leaders in business on an overseas study tour. While studying nutrition sciences, you’ll gain expertise and insight into the overall impact of food on health and wellbeing, and graduate ready for a successful career in the health and human services sector – the largest and fastest growing employment sector in Australia.

Structure

32 credit points. 16 credit points are Nutrition Science units and 16 credit points are Commerce units, which includes the completion of a prescribed Commerce major sequence.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Recognition

This qualification allows you to receive recognition from both nutrition and business professional bodies. Enrolled students and graduates may apply for membership of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA). Graduates may apply for registration which will ensure you're recognised as a qualified nutrition professional in the field. Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). We are also the only Australian university with this accreditation, meaning you are graduating with a degree that is of a global standard.

Study pathways

This course can be a pathway to: H418 Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences (Honours) H714 Master of Human Nutrition H748 Master of Nutrition and Population Health

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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